O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864

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Irish nationalist and member of Parliament. Leader of the Young Ireland movement. Led an almost bloodless uprising against the police in Ballingary County and was tried successfully for treason. He was sentenced to be hanged, but instead was exiled until 1856.

From the description of William Smith O'Brien letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1848 Jan 10. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 256491062

Epithet: MP

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000269.0x0000f4

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referencedIn CORRESPONDENCE OF JOHN MILEY, D.D., with Richard Robert Madden, M.D., concerning their attempt to reconcile William Smith O'Brien, M.P., with Daniel O'Connell, after the dispute which led him to secede from the Repeal Association; 5 Dec.-26 Dec. 1846... British Library
creatorOf Mitchel, John, 1815-1875. [Letters and papers of the Irish political prisoners of the 1848 insurrection] [microform] : [John Martin, John Mitchell, William O'Brien ... [et al]. Libraries Australia
creatorOf O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864. Matheson-Connolly correspondence [microform], 1902-1914. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn [Young Irelanders collection]. Libraries Australia
referencedIn STURGE PAPERS. Correspondence of Joseph Sturge, M.P., the philanthropist, consisting chiefly of letters on political matters addressed to him; 1833-1858. Included are letters from Robert Stephenson, the engineer, 11 Oct. 1837 (ff. 4-5b), John Bright,..., 1833-1858 British Library
referencedIn Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854. Croker papers, 1854. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854. Croker papers, 1854. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864. William Smith O'Brien letter to unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1848 Jan 10. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jacks, David, 1822-1909. David Jacks papers, 1845-1905. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf MacManus, M. J., 1891-1951. M.J. MacManus papers, 1849-1951, (bulk 1934-1942). Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf O'Brien, William Smith, 1803-1864. Autograph. Libraries Australia
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associatedWith Connolly, James B. (James Brendan), 1868-1957. person
associatedWith Croker, Thomas Crofton, 1798-1854. person
associatedWith Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926. person
associatedWith De Leon, Daniel, 1852-1914. person
associatedWith Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley. person
associatedWith Gronlund, Laurence, 1846-1899. person
associatedWith Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933. person
associatedWith Industrial Workers of the World. corporateBody
associatedWith Irish Socialist Republican Party. corporateBody
associatedWith Jacks, David, 1822-1909. person
associatedWith MacManus, M. J., 1891-1951. person
associatedWith Matheson, John Carstairs. person
associatedWith Social Democratic Federation. corporateBody
associatedWith Socialist Labor Party. corporateBody
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Ireland
Ireland, Europe
Ireland
Great Britain
United States
Edgbaston, Warwickshire
Australia--Richmond (N.S.W.)
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Convicts
Socialism
Nationalists
Labor unions
Labor leaders
Young Ireland movement
Press, Socialist
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Birth 1803-10-17

Death 1864-06-18

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