Letters from the fight for independence

In the sale of the season, the Independence Sale, co-hosted by Adam’s and Mealy’s on April 17, six hundred lots of important Irish historical and political artefacts will go under the hammer with estimates ranging from €100 to €100,000.

7th April, 2007

In the sale of the season, the Independence Sale, co-hosted by Adam’s and Mealy’s on April 17, six hundred lots of important Irish historical and political artefacts will go under the hammer with estimates ranging from €100 to €100,000.

The star lot is a document of national importance, Padraig Pearse’s final instructions, a letter addressed to General Maxwell, commander of the British Forces in Ireland, and one of only three letters handwritten...

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