The Last Conquest of Ireland (Perhaps)

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they were eventually enabled to clear of, not a million, but two millions and a half, of the "surplus population"—to "preserve law and order" in Ireland (what they call law and order), and to maintain the " integrity of the Empire" for this time. It was in the winter of 1846-47 that proceedings began to be taken in a business-like manner—(and in a business-like manner I shall relate them)—for the Last Conquest of Ireland, (Perhaps). ...continue reading »

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The Last Conquest of Ireland (Perhaps)

by John Mitchel


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