[Lib]erty, Equality, Fraternity, Unio[n,] Irishmen, You have not forgot Bantry bay. You know what efforts France has made to assist you.
|Summary:||Proclamation issued by the French forces which landed at Kilcummin Bay near Killala, Co. Mayo, on 22 August 1798. Handwritten on verso, in iron gall ink: ‘Robert Travers to Borgle Travers Captain John Travers Nicholas English Esq. Archbishop Surgeon Price Captain John Travers (?) To R. Travers’'. The broadside also has another manuscript note [written in iron gall ink] in a contemporary hand on the verso - 'Brought by Coln. Craffords servant from Ballynemock'. [Ballinamuck, Co. Longford]. Colonel Robert Crauford was a commander of General Lake's at Ballinamuck, Co. Longford - where Humbert was defeated. There is a third partial script possibly in French. |
|Published / Created:||
[n.d., ca. 1798].
French > Ireland > History > 18th century.
Ireland > Relations > France > 18th century
|Notes:||Title from opening words of text. |
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 composite sheet [three separate laid sheets adhered together horizontally]; 85 x 51 cm..
Varying form of title: [Proclamation issued by the French force which landed at Kilcummin Bay near Killala, Co. Mayo, on 22 August 1798].
Varying form of title: Irishmen, You have not forgot Bantry bay. You know what efforts France has made to assist you.
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LO Folder 13/17
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