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Letter to Violet Hamilton, of Hamwood, Co. Meath, concerning the Easter Rising,

8 May 1916.

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In Collection: Hamilton of Hamwood, 1785-1939.
Description: The letter, written by a resident of Foxrock, Co. Dublin, describes the writer's experiences of Easter Week 1916. Reference is made to the food shortages, difficulties in getting newspapers and information of the events in Dublin and the destruction of Dublin city centre - 'A wounded soldier compared it to Ypres. No photograph gives any idea of what its like!'
Created: 1916
Extent: 1 p
Call Number: MS 49,155/42/1 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Copyright owned by the National Library of Ireland.