Letter from Edward Littlehales to J. Beckett, 11 August 1808

Dublin CastlePrivateAugust 11 1808My dear Sir

Lord Clancarty having represented that it was
necessary that a Certificate from two Representations receipt
of the date of the Death of Lord Clanricarde should be
transmitted to the Lord Chancellor of Great Britain I
have the honour to enclose the same to you for that

I also transmit herewith a Memorandum of
which was delivered to me late yesterday relative to for
Philip Geraghty who was in the Banishment Act in the
year 1798 under a different Christian name, having

been seen in Dublin a few days since; — Further enquiry
into the subject will, of course be made and the result
communicated to you, if considered necessary for Lord
information —

I saw Mr Trail this morning — He is in a
very feeble state but quite free from pain —

I have your
Signed E.B. Littlehales

J. Beckett Esqr

Jenkinson, Robert

Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool. He was a British statesman and the longest-serving British Prime Minister since 1806.

Trail, James


Edward was Under- Secretary for the Military from 1801-1819. His role was two-pronged: he was was responsible for the defence of Ireland and the smooth running of the military stationed in the country.


Littlehales Letters. "Letter from Edward Littlehales to J. Beckett, 11 August 1808". ID: Littlehales1808-08-11-8-2-2. Online. http://dhprojects.maynoothuniversity.ie/2017/littlehales/letters/?p=1808-08-11-8-2-2. Accessed: 18 October 2018.