I.ii. Letters to William E. Robinson, concerning his support for Irish emigrants,

1848-1889.

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In Collection: William E. Robinson Papers, 1834-1909.
Description: Letters to U.S. journalist, lawyer and Congressman William E. Robinson, from various members of the Irish-American community, relating to his support for Irish emigrants and Irish-American interests. Included are letters from Simon K. Duff, concerning the formation of a new society for Irish-American patriots (1848), Thomas J. Sheridan, from Albany, New York, requesting help for an Irish emigrant whose job is at risk (1881), Robert Nunan of New York, concerning reports of an English paid 'spy' working in the US Post Office to monitor Irish-Americans (1883), Michael Cavanagh, written from Washington D.C., concerning his fellow Fenian John Savage (1888) and John M. Tuohey of Boston, concerning his fears that the Democratic party is working against Irish-American interests (1889).
Main Creator: Duff, Simon K.
Language: English
Extent: 6 pages.
Format: MANUSCRIPT
Call Number: MS 50,311/2 (Manuscripts Reading Room)
Rights: Reproduction rights owned by the National Library of Ireland.