Sir Henry Singer Keating (1804-1888), judge, was born in Dublin in 1804, the third son of Lieutenant-General Sir Henry Sheehy Keating. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin before being admitted to the Inner Temple in 1832. He was made a QC in 1849. Keating was liberal MP for Reading before becoming solicitor general in 1857 when he was also knighted. In 1859 he was appointed judge of common pleas. Keating died in 1888.
Typescript transcription By H.S. Keating from the original material.
(fo. i) introduction by H. S. Keating; (fo. 1) Sir Henry Singer Keating, narrative of travel in Madagascar, no date; (fo. 128) copies of letters from Sir Henry Singer Keating to Sir Henry Sheehy Keating, comprising account of travels in Greece, 2 Mar. - 5 July 1829; (fo. 218) ibid., account of travels in America, no date; (fo. 350) James Hastie, extracts from diary.
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Presented by H. S. Keating, MA, Trinity College, Cambridge, 22 Apr. 1897.