Draft of 'The workers' republic', issue of Saturday 2nd February, 1916 (vol. 1, no. 38).
|Main Creator:||Connolly, James, 1868-1916|
Drafts partially in James Connolly's hand, with a mixture of manuscript and typescript drafts, cuttings from newspapers and printed documents. This issue contains numerous articles on the topics of national sovereignty and dictatorship, the impact of war in Ireland and other countries, conscription and recruitment, and violence in Ireland. Includes draft articles entitled: 'What is a free nation?'; 'Benevolent despotism'; 'Russian humorists beat even ours'; 'Germans in Poland'; 'Barber – manager wanted'; 'Do we want peace now'; 'Bombs at Leixlip'; 'Impending restriction of the supply of paper'; 'Correspondence'; 'Economic conferences in the University College, Cork'; 'Still fighting'; 'Forward'; 'The programme of labour'; 'Anti-recruiting in Canada'; 'Key of the Atlantic'; 'Constitution of triple industrial alliance'. It also contains local notes for Cork, Killarney, Tralee, Wexford and the North, excerpts from other newspapers and some letters and advertisements to be printed. A printed copy of this issue is included.
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National Library of Ireland: Department of Manuscripts. A further draft of an issue of 'The workers republic' can be found at MS 49,558.
Physical description: 87 pp.
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|MS 49,558||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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