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Lot 665/7025

Estimate: €500-700

Rare Trial Printing of Address
1798 Rarity:
Address of the County Committee of Dublin City, to their Constituents., and an Appendix to our Glorious Constitution, Printed document, dated Feb. 1st 1798, 4pp (a single folded sheet making 6pp, with pp. 1 & 2 repeated), “Brethern, we most earnestly entreat you, to recollect the solemn obligation you have entered into,’ in the awful presence of God, to promote Union and brotherly affection amongst your countrymen of every religious persuasion…”.
* This important and extremely rare item was issued clandestinely by the United Irishmen in Dublin in February 1798. It contains detailed instructions about the reorganisation of the movement as a military organisation in preparation for insurrection. (1)

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