File 2 - The life of St. Patrick : in Irish

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The life of St. Patrick : in Irish

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/ written in the Irish character by John Chambers of Clare in 1764.

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  • 1764 (Creation)
    Chambers, John, of Clare

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38 leaves : paper

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Number 4 in the library of Edward Murphy, Montreal. Acquired by the McGill Library in 1922.

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Manuscript Life of St. Patrick in Irish, written by John Chambers of Clare in 1764. Written on laid paper (no watermark). Manuscript is disbound.

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  • Irish

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  • Gaelic Latin

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Clipping from printed catalogue pasted into inside cover: "Very interesting. Neatly written, date and signature at end of MS. Written A.D. 1764."

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MSG 121

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