?-1776; member of Irish House of Commons; friend and correspondent
of Edmund Burke; presum. of the Trelawney title and lineage.
Conor Cruise OBrien, The Great Melody (1992), quotes correspondence of Burke to Chas. OHara: One thing is fortunate for you, though without any merits of your own, that the Liberties (or what shadows of Liberty there are) of Ireland have been saved in America. (31 Dec. 1765, at successful resistance to Stamp Act, with a ftn.: OHara died in 1776, depriving us of a listening post for Burke on Ireland thereafter. Bibl. cites Thomas Bartlett, The OHaras of Annaghmore, c.1600-1.1800, Survival and Revival, in Irish Economic and Social History, Vol. IX (Dublin 1982), pp.34-52, on Burkes correspondent Charles OHara in the Irish House of commons; and Hoffman, Edmund Burke, New York Agent, with his letters to the New York Assembly and intimate correspondence with Charles OHara 1761-1776 (Philadelphia 1956) [ibid., p.57.]
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Edm. Burke: Charles OHara, of Nymphsfield, Co. Sligo, corresponding with the
Burkes throughout the 1760s. (See Stanley Ayling, Edmund Burke,
Shell Guide (1966): the fine grounds of Annaghmore [House, in the OHara country; note that Annaghmore is Eanach Mór (the big bog).