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THE

OR,

A TOUR

IN

THE SOUTHERN AND WESTERN

PARTS OF THAT COUNTRY,

IN THE YEAR

1805.

BY JOHN CARR, ESQ.,

OF THE HONOURABLE SOCIETY OF THE MIDDLE TEMPLE,
Author of a Northern Summer, or Travels round the Baltic;
the Stranger in France, &c., &c.

"Animæ, quales neque candidiores

"Terra tulit, neque queis me sit devinctior alter."

HOR. Lib. I. Sat. 5.

HARTFORD,

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AND FOR HUDSON & GOODWIN, AND O. D. COOKE, HART-
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DEDICATION.

TO

FRANCIS EARL OF MOIRA,

GENERAL OF HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES, MASTER-GENERAL

MY LORD,

OF THE ORDNANCE,

&c., T., &c.

I CONSIDER myself highly flattered by having permission to address the following pages to your lordship more particularly as they relate to a country which has the pride of having given your lordship birth, and upon which, as a gentleman, a statesman, a soldier, and a scholar, you shed such distinguished lustre.

I have the honour to remain

Your Lordship's obedient servant,
JOHN CARR.

3, Garden-court, Temple, 24 June, 1806.

PREFACE.

IN the following pages I have endeavoured to illus

trate the Irish character, and to give a descriptive narrative of a tour into the south and south-west parts of Ireland, and also some account of the present state of society, political economy, national manners, public` buildings, &c., of that country. I have as much as possible avoided adverting to those points upon which the public opinion has divided with temper ;. where I have touched them, I trust it has been with becoming deference, and only when they were connected with the paramount objects of humanity and general policy. Upon those unsettled subjects which have too long excited party animosity, I have advanced nothing which can have the remotest tendency to inflame the public mind.

Where time and opportunity did not enable me personally to judge, I have had the advantage of corres

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