Hugh Quigley [Rev.]

Life
1818- ; b. Clare, ordained Rome; Rector of Univ. of St. Mary, Chicago; worked with Indians and miners; issued novels, The Cross and the Shamrock (Boston 1853), and Prophet of the Ruined Abbey (Dublin 1863); also The Irish Race in California (1878). DIW IF SUTH

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References
Stephen Brown, Ireland in Fiction (Dublin: Maunsel 1919), lists The Prophet of the Ruined Abbey, or, A Glance at the Future of Ireland (1863); Profit and Loss, or, Life of A Genteel Irish American (1873), inculcates Catholic piety. Rev. Hugh Quigley, ‘A Missionary Priest,’ worked among Chippewa Indians and miners in California. 1818-1883.

John Sutherland, The Longman Companion to Victorian Fiction (Harlow: Longmans 1988); Rev. H[ugh], ‘A Missionary Priest’, 1818-83; b. Co. Clare, ed. Rome and ord. there; worked in American higher education system, resigned to live among Chippewa Indians and California miners; d. Troy, New York; novels include The Cross and the Shamrock, ‘An Irish American Tale’ (1853); The Prophet of the Ruined Abbey (1863), 18th c. romance; Profit and Loss, or the Life of A Genteel Irish American (1873).

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