Autograph letter, signed, from Daniel O'Connell to Joseph Hume M.P.,
|Main Creator:||O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847|
A letter of introduction for Edmond Smithwick to Joseph Hume, of 6 Bryanston Square.
Joseph Hume was a radical Scottish politician, who was a leading advocate of Catholic Emancipation and economic reform. He sat as M.P. for Kilkenny from 1837 to 1841, during which time this letter was written. Edmond Smithwick was a member of the prominent Kilkenny brewing family and was four times Mayor of Kilkenny. He was a strong supporter and friend of O'Connell.
Physical description: 1 item.
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|MS 50,333||Manuscripts Reading Room||Manuscripts|
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