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Whitty, Michael Jameslocked

(1795–1873)
  • W. P. Courtney
  • , revised by Nilanjana Banerji

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Whitty, Michael James (1795–1873), newspaper editor and proprietor, born in Enniscorthy, Wexford, was the son of a corn merchant and owner of some vessels trading from that port. Whitty was intended for the priesthood, but did not complete his studies. In 1821 he commenced his literary career in ...

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