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TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

STANDISH O'GRADY,

LORD CHIEF BARON

Of his Majesty's Court of Exchequer

IN IRELAND.

MY LORD CHIEF BARON,

In considering to whom I should dedicate this work, the high judicial rank and character of your Lordship, present you to me as one whose patronage I should be desirous of soliciting. But it is the recollection of favours you have kindly conferred upon me, and which I value the more because they were unsolicited, that induces me to seek the patron in the friend; and, with your permission, to inscribe this work to you, who, I am sure, will have every wish to promote its favourable reception, and

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