Letter from Cornelius O'Lyhane [Lehane] to James Connolly describing the improved position of socialism and the Irish Socialist Republican Party in Cork, including promising new members, his situation and increased propaganda,
1901 August 2.
|Main Creator:||Lehane, Cornelius,|
Lehane describes [William J.] Gallagher as a "trump" and the "best Socialist in Cork". He notes "there has been much fluttering int he dove cots of trade unionism here lately, and Socialism is getting many free ads. My attitude in the [Dublin] Trades Council has been too uncompromising to suit the book of the fakirs [fakers] in office, so they determined to shift me..."
Inscribed on headed paper "James Connell & Company Limited / Butter Merchants" that has been crossed out.
Physical description: 1 item (3 pages).