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Letter from Thomas Clarke on Portland Prison headed notepaper to his friend Paddy Jordan of Strabane, signed in his prison name "H.H. Wilson",

21 December 1897.

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In Collection: Tom Clarke and Kathleen Clarke Papers, 1890-1972.
Description: He mentions his completion of 15 years in prison by next April - "Yes, fifteen years is a dreadful long time sure enough, but the slow going days & hours of it never seemed to drag along as slowly as now. How I am longing for it to end!". He mentions the restrictions on his correspondence [he was allowed one letter out every 3 months]. Various friends are mentioned and he discusses disappointments over the Amnesty movement, urging Jordan not to blame people who have done their best.
Main Creator: Clarke, Thomas James, 1858-1916
Language: English
Extent: 1 item (2 pages).
Call Number: MS 49,425 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.