Autograph book of G. F. Barrington when he was a prisoner in Tintown Internment Camp,
1923 Oct. 6 - Dec. 16.
|Main Creator:||Barrington, Gilbert Francis|
Signatures in Irish and English, including some addresses, of republican prisoners interned in the camp during October, November and December 1923. Also some poems and quotations. One prisoner wrote 'Best wishes for speedy release or Happy Death', another wrote 'Tintown Free State "Siberia"'. Many of the prisoners noted the number of days of the hunger strike.
Between 14th October and 23rd November 1923 hundreds of republicans interned by the Irish Free State government went on hunger-strike. The I.R.A. command ordered an end to the strikes on 23rd November.
Physical description: 1 volume.
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|MS 42,328||Manuscripts Reading Room||Books|
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