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Some of the " new comers " settled in Ireland during the Elizabethan Wars*; many of them in the time of Sir William Petty ;f others of them ' * n Vt/'-f ; For a description of the state of Ireland in the reign of Queen Elizabetli, see Sir Charles Gavan Dufty's " Bird's Eye View of Ireland "; and, for a description of Ireland in the Commonwealth period, see our "Dedication," commencing at p. t Petty : It may interest our readers to know that Sir William Petty was the first to introduce into Ireland what is known as Quit Rent : that is, one penny per acre (or 10s. From the Book of Survey and Distribution for " Leitrim, Sligo and Tyrawley " (marked I. Irishmen were the first to grasp their swords, and the last to sheathe them ; until her foes had been vanquished, and the smiles of peace had returned to brighten and beautify her once more through the length and breadth of her vast and God-favoured Empire. In that Paper we give a List of the Officers in the Irish- American Brigades during the American War of 1861-1865, between the * Entirety : If God spares us, we mean to give in a future Work the names of all the Landed Gentry in Ireland, in 1641 ; and the names of the persons who succeeded to those Estates or to portions of them.

per quarter or 120 acres) of land held by each of the then Irish Pro- prietors, to be paid to Queen Elizabeth " for ever," in consideration for which each Proprietor was made to believe that he would be confirmed in his possessions, and protected by the Government against all breakers of the law. It is therefore that we in Ireland should feel proud of their exploits ; and it is therefore that we ourself feel pleasure in herein recording the names mentioned in Paper No. f America : For the "Early Irish Settlers in America," see the Celtic Maejazine (New York : Halligan and Cassidy,) for April and May, 1883 ; which m ill well repay perusal. Northern and Southeru States, on the Slave-Emancipation question ; when, unhappily, the Federal Army" of the North was pitted against the Confederate Army of the South, That Federal Army was, it will be remembered, chiefly composed of Meagher's Irish Brigade and of Corcoran's Irish Legion (two distinct Brigades), besides several Regiments and many Companies in the "Union" Volunteers, coming from certain States of the Union, all of whom served in the Federal Army ; but in the Con- federate Army in that War were many distinguished Officers,!

93 : " The plantation of Con naught, delayed by the late King's death and abandoned among the new King's Graces, was resumed. We shall also thankfully receive any contributions sent to us towards the compilation of " The Ancient Sovereign Houses in Ireland and THEi E Modern Representatives," which we are prepared soon to publish, if we are sufficiently sustained in the publication expenses of that work ; and we shall thankfully acknowledge any assistance we receive for that purpose. t Officer-^ : The names of the Officers in Meagher's Irish Brigade are taken from Captain Conyngham's " Irish-American Brigade and its Campaigns," published in 1S66 ; and the names of the Officers in Corcoran's Irish Legion are taken from the Official Report of the Adjutant- General of the State of New York.

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The Commissioners to enquire into defective Titles were let loose on the devoted Pro\ince, with the noted Sir William Parsons at their head ; and the King's title to the whole of Mayo, Sligo, and Eoscommon was found by packed, bribed, or intimidated Juries. 126 (whose Title is " A Booke of Entries of the Certificates returned from the Commissioners of Revenue of the severall Precincts in Mounster : By the Commissioners of Eevenue within the Precinct of Clonmel,'") includes the names of Transplanters from the counties of Limerick, Tipperary, Waterford, Cork, and Kerry ; and the Volume I. It thus appears that names of Transplanters in five out of the six counties at present in Munster, and in ten counties in Leinster, are given in the above mentioned Volumes ; but the Volumes containing the names of the Transplanters from the Province of Ulster in the Commonwealth period are not forthcoming — are not, at least, among the Books of the Commonwealth deposited in the Public Kecord Ofdce, Dublin. There is, we find, a large number of Irish Officers at present in the Regular Army of the United States of America. Xm At the end of this Vohime we give a " List of Subscribers," who, up to the time of our going to press with that List, contributed towards the publication expenses of this Work.

The Grand Jury of Galway refused to find a similar verdict, and were in consequence summoned to the Court of Castle Chamber, and sentenced to pay a fine of £4,000 each, to the Crown. And there were no Transplanters from the Province of Connaught, nor from the county of Clare ; for, it was in Connaught and the county of Clare, that the Forfeiting Proprietors of the other Provinces! Athy (in some printed State Papers this name is incorrectly given as " Athboy"), 4. But we are bound to say that some of the Subscribers were pleased to send us subscriptions larger than those which they requested us to insert after their names ; while some Friends have requested to appear on the List as "Anonymous" ; and others have sent us Donations, with the request that their names or donations should not be published.

I hasten to inform you that I had the honour of an audience with the Holy Father on yesterday, and I availed myself of the occasion to present him with your Work, which he gi-aciously received. He looked over it with interest, and said that he would have it placed in the Library, He was pleased to authorize me to send to you, together with his thanks for the Work, his Apostolic Benediction, which I trust will be a help and an impulse to you to continue to CTnploy your superior talents for the advantage of our holy religion and country, in the production of works useful to both ; thus meriting for yourself at the proper time the encomium and promise of Divine Wisdom : ' Qui elucidant me vltam cpternam habebunt.' Wishing you every success in your most laudable undertaking, and all the blessings and graces of this holy season. We shall rejoice that we did not remain "silent," if the publication of the events which we record in this Work will conduce to the removal of the causes for discontent which have long distracted our afflicted country : " Long thy fair cheek was pale, Eiri a ruin — Too well it spake thy tale, Eir6 a r Mn ; Fondly-mirsed hopes beti'ayed, Gallant sons lowly laid, All anguish there pourtrayed, Eii'e a ruin." JOHN CHART. * Hardinge : See Hardinge's "Epitome" MS., in the Royal Irish Academy, Dxiblin.

Causes which led to tlie War in Ireland, of 1641 ...

Abstract of the Acts of Settlement and Explanation ...

Books of " Survey and Distribution," in Ireland ...

Catalogue of the Commonwealth Records in Ireland ...

Forfeiting Proprietors in Ireland under the Cromwellian Settlement ... Inrolments of the Decrees of Innocents under the Commonwealth Rule in Ireland ...

When, however, through Petty's Survey, the Government became cognizant of the extent of land possessed by each Irish Catholic Proprietor, there was almost in every case a wholesale confiscation of their Estates ; the rulers of provinces, counties, or districts in Ireland largely sharing in the result of those confiscations. Irish by birth or descent, whose names if we knew them we would also herein gladly record.

But that it would be invidious, perhaps, to do so, we could name several of the present families in our native county (Mayo), whose ancestors thus obtained large tracts of the land then confiscated in that county. 032 for the Indenture made between Sir John Perrott, for and on behalf of Queen Elizabeth, of the one part, and the Lords, Chieftains. Among those were General "Stonewall" Jackson, General Patrick Clayborn, General (uow United States Senator) Mahone, etc. So that the names of the Irisli Officers in the service of America woiild.

C., Deputy Keeper of the Rolls in Ireland, we have carefully consulted), enabled us to locate nearly all the Irish families whose Estates were forfeited during the Cromwellian Confiscations. That Volume was also graciously accepted and acknowledged.

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