Collection: Autograph letters signed collection, ca. 1603-ca. 1972 >> Letter from Michael O'Brien, New Bailey Prison, Manchester, to...
Letter from Michael O'Brien, New Bailey Prison, Manchester, to his brother, reporting on his trial which he describes as "unfair from beginning to end" and stating that he "cannot regret dying in the cause of liberty and Ireland",
1867 Nov 14.
|Main Creator:||O'Brien, Michael, 1837-1867|
O'Brien discusses his imminent death stating that "why should I shrink from death in a a cause made holy and glorious by the numbers of its martyrs, and the heroism of its supporters..". He refers to the deaths and sufferings of Irish rebels before him, stating that they did not deter others from "doing their duty" to their county.
Physical description: 1 item (2 pages).
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|MS 49,491/2/401XXL||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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