The Orange Institution : a Slight sketch: with an appendix, containing the rules and regulations of the Orange societies of Great Britain and Ireland.
XM DA 951.0715 1813. 39 p. ; 19 cm. Signed on title page "T.M. Ray / May / 1845". Bound in modern orange cloth. An argument that the Orange Order was necessary to oppose, whether in Ireland or in England, any dilution of Protestant ascendancy in the state or any 'Jacobin' movements towards a more democratic or egalitarian society. Contains a history of the Order and a long appendix of its rules and regulations. Association copy belonged to Thomas Matthew Ray, the Secretary of the Loyal National Repeal Association, who was a gifted organiser and Daniel O'Connell's right hand man (with whom he was imprisoned in 1844).
London : Printed for J.J. Stockdale.
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