Lot 834: O'Connell Daniel



2015-07-10 15:43:35

Lot 834: O'Connell Daniel: (1775-1847) Irish Political Leader. A.L.S., Daniel O'Connell, Three Pages, 4To, London, 3Rd May 1830, To Alderman Mckenny (?). O'Connell Writes Concerning His Friend George Frasor (?) And Suggests His Name For The Office Of Sub Sheriff, Remarking 'If You Think It Right To Countenance His Claim I Well Know What An Effect It Will Have On Alderman Harty Who I Rejoice To See Is To Be The Next Lord Mayor', Further Providing Testimony To His Friend'S Qualities, 'I Can Testify That He Was The First Sub Sheriff I Knew Of In Latter Times Who Gave Fair And Impartial (?) In Cases When Such (?) Were Wanted But Not Given. The Period Too When He Showed His Impartial Discharge Of Duty Was One Of Great Excitement' And Also Remarking 'I Feel A Deep Intent That Some Person Of This Description Should Be In The Sheriffs Office During The Mayoralty Of A Gentleman Whose Conduct As High Sheriff Was Marked By Constitutional Demeanour Of The Most High And Dignified Nature'. Some Light Foxing And Age Wear, Very Slightly Affecting The Text And Signature, And With A Number Of Small Tears And Creases To The Edges And Folds, G Sir Robert Harty (1779-1832) British Politician, Lord Mayor Of Dublin 1830-31. International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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