Robert Schlesinger, his mother Alexandria Emmet Schlesinger, and Consul General Barbara Jones. About 75 people turned out in rainy weather, on Thursday October 27, 2016 at 3:30 PM for the rededication of the 1818 monument honoring Irish patriot and New York lawyer, Thomas Addis Emmet, at St. Paul’s Church on Broadway and Fulton Street in Manhattan. Among those in attendance … [Read more...] about Thomas Addis Emmet Remembered
Thomas Addis Emmet
When the rebellion of 1798 failed, many of The United Irishmen, including Thomas Addis Emmet, came to the United States where their influence was enormous.
You may well wonder why a historian of the United States should presume to write about the United Irishmen of 1798. There are two reasons: one personal, the other historical.
The personal reason is that I had the great … [Read more...] about
The United Irishmen and their American Legacy