CLINTON, MICHAEL *
- Born: - Died: -
Carpenter, of Dublin, who witnessed the will of JAMES DARBY of Stephen Street on 18 October 1786.(1) He may be the M. Clinton of Fade Street, recollected by his fellow tradesmen in 1834 as having been in extensive business circa 1800, employing eight men, who had subsequently 'died very poor'.(1)
(1) Eilish Ellis and P. Beryl Eustace, eds., Registry of Deeds Dublin Abstracts of Wills…1785-1832 (Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1984), 5 (no. 10).
(2) Royal Irish Academy, Haliday MS 4B 31; this manuscript is a copy of a report presented to Daniel O'Connell in 1834 to support the argument for repealing the Act of Union by describing the catastrophic impact the Act had had on the tradesmen of Dublin.