The manuscript material, contemporary accounts, newspapers and books listed below do not represent a complete bibliography but were the main sources for references and facts used throughout this book.
Brownrigg, Sir Henry John, Report on the State of Ireland
Census 1841, 1851, 1861
Cholera Papers 1832
Devon Commission Report, 1844, 1845
Griffiths Valuation 1857
Journal of Lady Caroline Clements to Paris and Return to England 1815
Larcom Papers, 1856-1863, 1868
Last Will and Testament of Nathaniel Clements 1854
Leitrim Papers: Observations by Clements on the state of tenant holdings, 1838-'39
Lord Leitrim on Agrarian Crime, 1846-1861
Mohill Board of Guardians 1845-1859
Papers relating to the Relief and Distress and the State of the Unions in Ireland.
Personal Accounts of the 3rd Earl of Leitrim, 1832-1848
Poor Law Records
Recipe Books from Lough Rynn
Relief Commission Papers
Rentals for Lord Leitrim's Estate, 1838-1869
Weekly Labour Returns for Lord Leitrim's Estate 1838-1860
Sir Robert Peel Papers 1842-1846
Earl of Harwicke Papers
Lord Wellesley Papers 1834
Historical Journals of Ardagh & Clonmacnoise Antiquarian Society, 1945
Macvey Napier Papers Vol VII 1835
Letter Book of Lord Worthington in Ireland 1783-1784
Irish Press 2/10/1967 (Brady, Séamus, Secret Diaries of the 3rd Earl)
Punch, 24 October 1863
Slater's Directory Ballinamore
Statistical & Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Journal, Vol .IV, 1864
The Leitrim & Longford Advertiser, Mohill 1867-1878
The Leitrim Journal & Carrick-on-Shannon Advertiser, 1850-1853

Bence-Jones, Mark, Burke's Guide to Country Houses, Vol.11, Ireland, 1978
Burke, Sir Bernard and Burke, Ashworth P A Genealogical & Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, London 1915
Clement, Percival Wood, Ancestors and Descendants of Robert Clements Vol I & II, Philadelphia 1937
Dolan, Liam, The Third Earl of Leitrim, 1978
Doubleday, HA and de Walden, Lord Howard, Editors The Complete Peerage Vol VII by G.E.C., London 1929
Foster, RF Modern Ireland 1600-1972, Penguin, 1989
Hoppen, K Theodore, Elections, Politics & Society in Ireland 1832-1885, 1984
Lewis, Samuel Topographical Dictionary of Ireland, 1837
Litton, Helen, The Irish Famine: An Illustrated History, Wolfhound Press, 1994
Lodge, Edmund The Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, London 1888
MacAtasney, Gerard Leitrim and the Great Hunger, Carrick-on-Shannon & District Historical Society, 1997
Moody TW, Martin FX, Byrne FJ (Edit), A New History of Ireland: III. Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691, Clarendon Press Oxford 1976
Moody TW, Martin FX, Byrne FJ (Edit), A New History of Ireland: IX. Maps, Genealogies, Lists, Clarendon Press Oxford 1984
Moody TW, Vaughan WE (Edit), A New History of Ireland: III. Eighteenth Century Ireland 1691-1800, Clarendon Press Oxford 1986
Moran, Laurence History of the Crofton Estate
O'Shaughnessy, Mark S, On Criminal Statistics Especially with Reference to Population, Education and Distress in Ireland
The Annals of Clonmacnoise
The Annals of Loch Cé
The Annals of the Four Masters
The Fanad Patriots: Full authentic story of the killing of Lord Leitrim April 1878 Letterkenny, 1962
Vaughan WE (Edit), A New History of Ireland: V. Ireland Under the Union Vol I 1801-1870, Clarendon Press Oxford 1989
Vaughan WE (Edit), A New History of Ireland: V. Ireland Under the Union  Vol II 1870-1921, Clarendon Press Oxford 1996