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Croker, John Wilson
(b. Galway, December 20th, 1780; d. Moulsey, Hampton Court, August 10th, 1857). Familiar Epistles on the Irish Stage (1803); An Intercepted Letter from Canton (1805); Songs of Trafalgar (1806); A Sketch of Ireland, Past and Present (1807); The Battle of Talavera (1809); The Battle of Albuera (1811); voluminous contributions to the Quarterly Review, and annotated edition of Boswells Life of Johnson.