William Ellis Hume-Williams [Bart.]

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Life
1863-1947; [William Ellis Hume; Sir William Ellis Hume-Williams; Rt. Hon Sir; Bart.], jurist and politician; elected Conservative [Unionist] MP for Bassetlaw, 1923; priv councillor, 1929; author of The Irish Parliament from the year 1782 to 1800 (1879; 1912).

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Works
The Irish Parliament from the Year 1782 to 1800
(London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin 1879), 115pp., Do. [2nd edn.] (London: Cassell 1892), 128pp., and Do., rep. as A Short History of the Irish Parliament from 1782-1800, 3rd edn. (London: Cassell 1912), 101pp.; The Taking of Evidence on Commission: including therein special examinations, letters of request, mandamus, and examinations before an examiner of the court (London: Stevens & Sons 1895), xv, 317pp. International Law and the Blockade (London: Sir J. Causton & Sons 1916), 8pp. [offprint from New York Herald]; rev., A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as administered in England and Ireland: with illustrations from Scotch, Indian, American, and other legal systems, by Judge Pitt Taylor [10th edn.] (London: Sweet & Maxwell; Boston: Boston Book Co.; [&c.] 1906), 2 vols.; The World, the House and the Bar (London 1930), 8o.

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References
Belfast Central Public Library holds J. [or E.] Williams, Irish Government from 1782-1800 (1879).

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Notes
Photo-portrait by Bassano (24 Feb. 1925), in National Portrait Gallery [online]; see also ref. to Hume-Williams in Medd, Jodie ‘“The Cult of the Clitoris”: Anatomy of a National Scandal’, in Modernism/modernity, 9, 1 (Jan. 2002), pp. 21-49.
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