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Letter to James Flemming, November 14 1847

Subtitle:
Outrage Reports, Roscommon 1847
Source:
Courtesy of the Irish National Archives
Date:
November 14 1847

Description:

One of many threateing letters sent in the wake of the Mahon murder. This is dated just 12 days after the shooting of Major Mahon. 

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