McCarthy was an Irish politician, historian and novelist.
a fair saxon, daily news, dear lady disdain, donna quixote, historian, history of our own times, kauthor, miss misanthrope, modern england, morning star, pope leo xiii, reminiscences, sir robert peel, the reign of queen anne, w. e. gladstone
Thos. W. Herringshaw, The Biographical Review of Prominent Men and Women of the Day (Chicago: Elliott and Beezley, 1889) 166
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