Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

The Old Cinema,
Chatsworth Street,
Co. Killkenny,
R95 XV05,

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Lot 1281/0217

Estimate: €300-400

Irish Press File

[De Valera (Eamon)]
An interesting collection of printed circulars sent to persons having subscribed to Republican funds in the United States, returned to them by court order in 1930, the circulars suggesting they should consider re-subscribing the funds to the capital of the Irish Press newspaper, then in course of formation by Mr. De Valera.
‘While these funds are being solicited by way of donation, Mr. de Valera will, of course, not derive personally any monetary profit from them …. . if any profits accrue from the enterprise, or if there should be any distribution of assets, such profits and the amount of any such distribution will be made available for the donors. As a coll. Scarce documents. (1)

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