An autographed signed letter from Canon Patrick Sheehan [which is incomplete and lacking opening pages] on embossed paper [Doneraile, Co. Cork] to William O'Brien approving the programme of O'Brien's 'All-For-Ireland League',
[n.d. c. 1903]
|Main Creator:||Sheehan, Patrick Augustine, 1852-1913|
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Canon Sheehan also inquires after Mrs. O'Brien and with in the postscript remarks "I have some idea that you ought to get into touch with Redmond. He has a difficult position; but he seems anxious to act in a gentlemanly manner".
William O'Brien [1852-1928], from Mallow, Co. Cork founded the United Irish League which led to the reunification of the Irish Party under John Redmond in 1900. He left the Party in 1903 over disagreements about land policy and later launched his 'All-For-Ireland League'.
Physical description: 1 [4 pp.]; single folded sheet
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|MS 49,468||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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