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Title: M. Nolan, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to Mr Clarkin, Larne
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileNolan, M/25
SenderNolan, M
Sender Gendermale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginPawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
DestinationLarne, Co. Antrim, N.Ireland
RecipientClarkin, J.
Recipient Gendermale
Relationshipnot acquainted, Nolan writes about politics
SourceT 2507/5: Copied by Permission of Mrs W.R. Johnston, 7 Norfolk Parade, Belfast 11. #TYPE EMG M. Nolan, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, [U.S.A.?], to Mr Clarkin, Larne, County Antrim, [Ireland?], Late 19th Century.
ArchivePublic Record Office Northern Ireland.
Doc. No.9007111
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log30:07:1990 JM created 30:10:1990 CD input 30:10:19
Word Count342
TranscriptMr Clarkin

Dr [Dear?] Sir /
/ Please accept
my sincere thanks for
sending me the Irish paper
at this particular time
I am sorry to see the
Irish party in Parliament
quarrelling amongst
themselves How it must
please our enemies.
My sympathy is and
always has been with
Parnell. I think him
the most disinterested
Party as far as self is
concerned of any one
of the [McCarthyites?] (so
called) I have seen old
Mrs Parnell and heard her
speak here in Pawtucket
in defence of Ireland
his sister (now dead)
spent her whole life into
praise of the Irish People
and now we are asked
to condemn C.S. Parnell
on the evidence of a
perjured ruffian like
O'Shey [O'Shea?]. and to call him
traitor at the bidding of
Gladstone who was filling
the Irish jails with
Irish patriots when the
whole Parnell family was
at the service of their
Country "what a Contrast
The Irish People must
go slow at the present
time for in taking sides
with Gladstone against
Parnell they must count
on losing the support
of America that would
suit Gladstone and
his party but could the
Irish get along without
America. America is
with Parnell there is
no doubt in that and
no party coming here
will be listened to that is
not a Parnell man
What did ever Ireland
get from the Liberal
Party while they remained
in their rank? Nothing
I take great
delight in listening To
Nolans temperance lectures
he is doing a
good work God bless
him I am glad to see
one of the name enlisted
in such an holy Cause
tho' Irish could rule this
Country today was it not
the curse of drink.
Excuse me for making
so familiar without an
introduction also I hope
you will not criticise
my grammar. I am getting
rusted I am so long from
practice. I fear you will
have to put an addition
to your school. Your own
family will soon be able
to fill any ordinary
room. but let not that
discourage you.
I remain
Yours Sincerely
Mr J Clarkin M Nolan
Larne Pawtucket
Co Antrim Ireland R I. [Rhode Island?]
Letter from Pawtucket R.I.
Late 19th century
re Parnell
TD 1945
Mrs W.R. Johnston (nee Clearkin)
7 Norfolk Parade
Belfast 11.