second time." He was a true friend of the tenant farmers of the county, and in consequence of the great influence he possessed with the gentry, both Catholic and Protestant, he did them many services unknown to themselves, and he maintained that "mild remonstrance" produced better results than violent attacks at meetings, or in the public journals; but if real wrong or injury was inflicted on any tenant farmer, he did not hesitate to demand immediate reparation - and on the other hand, he constantly advised the farmer not to be led away against his landlord by political adventurers. This moderate line of conduct gained for Dr. Moriarty the confidence and respect of all sensible men. He frequently told me that he has as little difficulty (and in some cases less) in getting sites for churches, presbyteries, and schools, from the Protestant gentry of the county as from the Catholics - and many of them now express deep regret for him, and say he will be as great a loss to them as to the members of his own church, because he always received them as a christian minister and gentleman should, and gave them sound and practical advice.
The intense grief at his obsequies, by all classes and creeds, was the most eloquent panegyric that could be preached over his lordship's remains.
By giving space to these remarks in your columns, I shall feel much obliged - Yours faithfully,
A R T H U R C A N O N GRIFFIN