Typescript letter from Bulmer Hobson to Joseph McGarrity regarding Cumann na nGaedhael and the Devolution Bill,
1907 April 30.
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|Main Creator:||Hobson, Bulmer|
States in cypher: "We have got the amalgamation with Cumann na nGaedhael carried out"; "they objected to the temperance rule"; "the National Council stands out as before. At their convention in Aug. they will have to come in"; "I have been working up the Republic since I got back"; "the advertisements won't come in no matter what we do"; "I have arranged to amalgamate with the Peasant"; "this will give us the Peasant has an organ"; "we are free to start a monthly if we think it advisable. Our issue of 16th. May will be the last"; "how would it do to suggest to John to open a fund in the G[aelic] A[merican] for anti-enlistment"; "£20 means the effective distribution of 70,000 leaflets or posting of 40,000 posters"; "we are having a great time with the detectives, they are very active". Hobson had visited America’s east coast between February and April 1907 and became Irish correspondent for Devoy's Gaelic American. On 21 April 1907 delegates from the Dungannon Clubs and Cumann na nGaedheal amalgamated both organisations into the Sinn Fein League.
Partially in cypher. Contains some manuscript annotations.
Physical description: 1 item (1 page).