Gratton, Henry (1746-1820), parliamentarian

Irish Manuscripts Commission Collection

Libraries NI, Belfast Central Library

According to the Catalogue of Publications produced by the Irish Manuscripts Commission, the Commission was established in 1928, "to report on collections of manuscripts and papers of literary, historical and general interest relating to Ireland, whether in private or public ownership, and also to arrange for and supervise the execution of programmes of publications." The collection in Belfast Cen ...

Foster pamphlets Shelving

Foster Pamphlets

Queen's University Belfast, Special Collections

Collection of 18th century pamphlets, magazines and reports etc compiled by John Foster, Baron Oriel (1740-1828), last Speaker of the Irish House of Commons. An important and unique assemblage of materials, the collection was compiled by Foster during his years of high political office in both the Irish and British Houses of Parliaments. The main focus of the collection concerns the major politica ...