Acknowledgements

FUNDING

  • Marie Curie Foundation: FP6 Marie Curie Transfer of Knowledge Development Scheme

PERMISSION TO USE COPYRIGHT MATERIAL

  • Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford - Queen Isabella, Las Casas and Magellan
  • Bodeian Library, Oxford
  • Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow
  • Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
  • National Gallery, London
  • National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
  • National Library of Australia: Rex Nan Kivell Collection, engraving 'The Thames, or, The Triumph of Navigation'
  • National Portrait Gallery, London
  • The James Marshall and Marie Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library for Burke and Barry manuscripts
  • Royal Academy Archives, London
  • Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London
  • Sheffield City Council, Libraries Archives and Information for Burke manuscripts: The Wentworth Woodhouse papers have been accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by HM Government and allocated to Sheffield City Council
  • Victoria Art Gallery, Bath and North East Somerset Council for the image of Barry's portrait of Dr Christopher Nugent
  • University College Cork, Special Collections, Barry Commonplace Book

I am grateful to the following institutions for the professional assistance and advice of their staff:

  • Bibliothèque nationale, Paris
  • Boston Public Library
  • British Library
  • Frick Museum Library, New York
  • Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University
  • The Louvre, Paris
  • Musée Fabre Library, Montpellier, France
  • National Archives and Public Record Office at Kew, London
  • National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
  • National Library of Ireland, Dublin
  • National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • National University of Ireland, Galway, Library
  • New York Public Library
  • Pierpont Morgan Library, New York
  • Royal Academy Archives, London
  • Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London
  • University of Glasgow Library, Special Collections
  • Trinity College, Dublin, Library

I am also grateful to the following people for sharing their knowledge and expertise, and for their encouragement:

  • The TEXTE team at the National University of Ireland, Galway: Professor Sean Ryder, Paul Caton, Milena Dobreva, John Lavagnino, John Moulden, Malte Rehbein
  • Rob Baker, Archivist, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London
  • Francesca Benatti, NUI Galway
  • Jacopo Bisagni, NUI Galway
  • James T. Boulton
  • Lord Buchan
  • Helen Burns, University of Cambridge Library
  • Tim Cadogan, Cork County Library
  • Cynthia Caton for transcription and typing
  • Elaine Charwat, Special Collections, University College, Cork
  • Phoebe Fox-Bekeman, Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, London
  • Elizabeth Lambert
  • Pádraic Moran, NUI Galway
  • Mark Pomeroy, Archivist, Royal Academy
  • William L. Pressly
  • Justin Tonra, NUI Galway
  • Susan Walker, Lewis Walpole Library

I am particularly indebted to my wife Betty whose encouragement and insights have contributed so much to this edition.