By the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland :
a proclamation /
W. E. Forster.
|Main Creator:||Forster, W. E. (William Edward), 1818-1886|
Proclamation issued by William Edward Forster, the Chief Secretary of Ireland on behalf of Earl Cowper [the Lord Lieutenant] declaring the Land League to be an unlawful and criminal organisation. First lines of text read: "Whereas an Association styling itself 'The Irish National Land League' has existed for some time past, assuming to interfere with the Queen's subject's in the free exercise of their lawful rights, and especially to control the relations of landlords and tenants in Ireland". Number '694' handwritten on verso. Accompanied bt handbill originally psted to verso.
|Published / Created:||
[Dublin : Frederick Pilkington for Dublin Castle], 1881.
Two copies of this item are held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 broadside ; 40 x 28 cm.