|Summary:||Election and anti-conscription leaflet seeking support for Arthur Griffith, the Sinn Féin candidate in the East Cavan by-election (held on 20 June 1918). The election was caused by the death of the sitting member Samuel Young [of the Irish Parliamentary Party]. John F. O'Hanlon, a member of Cavan Urban District Council, was nominated as candidate of the Irish Parliamentary Party. Text continues: 'John O'Hanlon stands for the English Empire...a vote for O'Hanlon is a vote for conscription...A vote for Arthur Griffith is a vote against conscription.' At foot of leaflet: 'Printed by J. Mathews, "Examiner" Office, Dundalk, and published by Arthur Griffith, a candidate for East Cavan.' |
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Elections > Ireland > History > 20th century.
|Notes:||This item is held in the Department of Ephemera. |
Physical description: 1 handbill ; 20 x 14 cm.
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