Will the Church Allow Her to Stay on Land Donated by Her Brother? [Trial]. Butler, Cathrine O'Brien [1730-1807], Plaintiff. The Trial and Particulars of the Case, Wherein the Lessee of Catharine O'Brien Butler, Was Plantiff, And the Rev. A. Dunn, Secretary to the Roman Catholic Collage of Maynooth, Defendant. Tried at the Last Trim Assizes, 1802. With a Circumstantial Account of the Testimony Given by the Rev. Father Gahan. Second Edition. London: Printed and Sold by E. Thomas, 1802. 20 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Disbound pamphlet, all leaves detached, moderate edgewear, soiling to title page and verso of final leaf, "9." in small early hand to head of title page. $500. * Second and final edition, published the same year as the first. This case concerned the will of Catharine O'Brien Butler's brother, John Butler, 12th Baron Dunboyne, who had left his property to the St. Patrick's College, Maynooth. OCLC locates 3 copies, 2 in North America (Emory Pitts Theological Seminary, Newberry Library), which are both first editions. COPAC locates 1 copy (Ushaw College, Durham), which has a second edition.
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