FENIANISM

Printed handbill featuring a letter from Stapleton 'To the Right Honourable John Bright.' On the subject of the disestablishment of the Church of Ireland.

Author: 
A. G. Stapleton [Augustus Granville Stapleton (1801-1880)] [John Bright (1811-1889); Church of Ireland; Fenianism]
Publication details: 
Dated 'Warbrook, Winchfield, March 22, 1869.'
£125.00

4to, 4 pp. Bifolium. Text clear and complete. Good, on lightly-aged paper, with slight chipping at head and tail. Praises the 'good feeling manifested' in Bright's 'eloquent and powerful oration' on the Church of Ireland. He is sending him 'a short unpublished pamphlet on Ireland', 'The Origin of Fenianism'. 'I am an old man, I believe older than you are. I have watched the affairs of Ireland for the last fifty years with an affection and interest which cannot be surpassed.

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