Typescript letter from Gilbert Lynch to William O'Brien informing him of the success of his candidature thus far and also that he has informed correspondents to send post to him in the prison,
1920 Mar. 19.
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|Main Creator:||Lynch, Gilbert|
William O'Brien was interned by Britain at the time of the Stockport by-election due to his involvement in the War of Independence, but still ran in the by-election. Lynch writes ".....Kindell ....is prepared to lay odds to-day that the Workers Republican will poll at least 3,000 votes even if no canvasing were done for him.".
Letter is typed on headed paper "Stockport Parliamentary By-Election. / Alderman O'Brien's Candidature. / Election Agent: Gilbert Lynch. / 49, Upper Brook St. / Stockport.". Letter is addressed to O'Brien as "Irish Prisoner, / H.M. Prisoner, / Wormwood Scrubbs, / London.".
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