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RARE! Fenian Brotherhood Philip Gray Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA

RARE! Fenian Brotherhood Philip Gray Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA
RARE! Fenian Brotherhood Philip Gray Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA

RARE! Fenian Brotherhood Philip Gray Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA
“Fenian Brotherhood” Philip Gray Hand Written Letter. This item is certified authentic by. And comes with their Certificate of Authenticity. (1821 28 February 1857) was an. Revolutionary and a member of the. He took part in the Risings of 1848 and 1849 along with. Who would go on to establish the. In Ireland and the. In the United States. Philip Gray was born in. Ireland; a former mechanic, clerk and part-time medical student, he along with. According to Owen McGee, constituted the remnants of the Irish revolutionary conspiracy started in 1849. He joined the Swift Confederate Club in 1847, and became its secretary and leading inspiration. Under his influence the Club became one of the most militant and active of the Dublin clubs. Gray studied military texts and began drilling bodies of men every evening in the Club premises in Queen’s Street. The members of the Club also tried recruiting from English regiments, stationed in Ireland. The Swift Confederate Club was very frustrated when the. Leaders came to the decision not to attempt the rescue of. William Smith O’Brien. Attempted to arouse a Rebellion in the South of Ireland, Gray tried to instigate an insurrection in. And failing, left his position in the Railway office in. And made his way to. After the failure at. On 29 July 1848, he joined up with John O’Mahony, who entrusted the command of the. He was involved in an attack on the Portlaw police barracks. O’Mahony described Gray years later as the most indomitable man he met in 1848. Gray underwent many hardships while eluding capture by both the police and military in County Waterford for four months in the autumn and early winter of 1848. Hiding out in the. He worked to form a secret society pledged to Irish freedom in the valley of the. While in France he met up again with O’Mahony and Stephens. Having established a secret military society. They were then joined by Luby Joseph Brennan and a dozen other members who had been active in the Swift Confederate Club, who met with Gray near. Church, Dublin, and joined the Society. Lalor had attempted in a letter to persuade. To join with them, but Gavan Duffy informed him that he would have no hand, act or part in any secret society, and attempted to dissuade Lalor from participation in such societies. The attack on the police barracks at Cappoquin took place that September, and was to signal the end of that Insurrectionary movement. Which was established by. The Roman Catholic Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer. Sullivan, Thomas Mason Jones. John O’Donnell, Ryan of Bruree, and others, with Thomas Wallis and. As contributors, with Thomas Clarke Luby as. This account is somewhat contradicted by. Who suggests that the paper belonged to Philip Gray. The paper was the only one which was analysing the demand for Tenant Rights, and maintained that the real demand was for something much more fundamental than that. The paper, Kee writes, that a landlord had a right to do what he would with his own but asked whether the land really was the landlord’s own. ” Quoting from the paper he continues ” The truth is ” (it declared in italics), “that all the land of Ireland belongs to the people of Ireland, in the aggregate, to be distributed and made use of just so as best may serve the happiness, prosperity, peace and security of the People of Ireland. It published another leader headed ” No True Idea of Nationality in Ireland “. In this it deplored Irishmens existing incapability of comprehending the large idea of an Irish Nation. It is true they talk of their country very plausibly, and in the most high flown terms; but behind all this there is no clear and comprehensive idea of the universal Irish nation, taking in the entire population. All notions of country in the popular mind are vague and confused. The paper ceased publication in 1856. Philip Gray died in Dublin on 28 February 1857, in his 36th year, and was laid to rest in the family burial ground at Kilglass, County Meath. James Stephens and Thomas Clarke Luby attended the service, at which Stephens spoke. The item “RARE! Fenian Brotherhood Philip Gray Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA” is in sale since Friday, January 22, 2021. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “historicsellsmemorabilia” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
RARE! Fenian Brotherhood Philip Gray Hand Written Letter Todd Mueller COA