THE TRUE STORY OF JOHN CARTERET PILKINGTON

CONTENTS

BIBLIOGRAPHIC NOTE

TITLE PAGE.
Of the First Edition

DEDICATION.
To The Right Honourable Georgina, Caroline, Countess Of Cowper.

PREFACE.
By the Author

A LIST OF THE SUBSCRIBERS.
 

CHAPTER I.
My Ancestry and Birth—My Mother's departure

CHAPTER II.
I Run away to my Uncle in Cork

CHAPTER III.
Life with My Uncle in Cork

CHAPTER IV.
Expelled from my Uncle's House, I Return to Dublin and meet with a Musical Projector

CHAPTER V.
I Return to Cork and am Taken up by Mr. O'Neill

CHAPTER VI.
With Mr. O'Neill at Ballyannan

CHAPTER VII.
I return to Dublin in Great Style

CHAPTER VIII.
My Stay in Shane's Castle

CHAPTER IX.
I Leave Mr. O'Neill. Life with Students in Dublin. Theatrical Quarrels. I Resolve to go to Scotland.

CHAPTER X.
I Arrive in Scotland.

CHAPTER XI.
Frustrations of a Play-Writer. Conclusion of the Work

LETTERS OF LÆTITIA PILKINGTON
Introduction

LETTER I.
From Lord KINGSBOROUGH, in the country, to PILKINGTON in Dublin.

LETTER II.
From Mrs. PILKINGTON to Lord KINGSBOROUGH, at Abbe Boyle.

LETTER III.
From Lord KINGSBOROUGH to MRS. PILKINGTON

LETTER IV.
From Mrs. PILKINGTON to Lord KINGSBOROUGH.

LETTER V.
Answer to the foregoing, from Lord KINGSBOROUGH

LETTER VI.
From Mrs. PILKINGTON to Lord KINGSBOROUGH.

LETTER VII.
From Lord KINGSBOROUGH to MRS. PILKINGTON

LETTER VIII.
From Mrs. PILKINGTON

LETTER IX.
To Mrs. PILKINGTON.

LETTER X.
From Mrs. PILKINGTON to Lord KINGSBOROUGH.

LETTER XI.
From Lord KINGSBOROUGH to MRS. PILKINGTON

LETTER XII.
From Mrs. PILKINGTON to Lord KINGSBOROUGH.

LETTER XIII.
From Lord KINGSBOROUGH to MRS. PILKINGTON

LETTER XIV.
From Mrs. PILKINGTON to Lord KINGSBOROUGH.

LETTER XV.
From Lord KINGSBOROUGH to MRS. PILKINGTON

POEMS BY JOHN PILKINGTON
With remarks on their production and reception

Introduction