Proceedings of the Third National Convention of the United Irish League of America, 1906

The United Irish League (UIL) was a nationalist political party in Ireland, launched 23 January 1898 with the motto "The Land for the People." Its objective to be achieved through agrarian agitation and land reform, compelling larger grazier farmers to surrender their lands for redistribut...

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Main Author: United Irish League of America, 1902-c. 1910 (Creator)
Collection:Balch Institute serials (#)
Date:1906-10-02/1906-10-03
Location:Witherspoon Hall Philadelphia, PA
Call Number:Serials : United Irish League of America Proceedings. 1902-
Format: Electronic
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Summary: The United Irish League (UIL) was a nationalist political party in Ireland, launched 23 January 1898 with the motto "The Land for the People." Its objective to be achieved through agrarian agitation and land reform, compelling larger grazier farmers to surrender their lands for redistribution among the small tenant farmers. Founded and initiated at Westport, County Mayo by William O'Brien, it was supported by Michael Davitt MP, John Dillon MP, who worded its constitution, Timothy Harrington MP, John O'Connor Power MP and the Catholic clergy of the district. By 1900 it had expanded to be represented by 462 branches in twenty-five counties.

This pamphlet contains the proceedings of the UIL of America's third national convention, which was held in Philadelphia. It includes: lists of delegates, addresses and speeches, the UILA platform, resolutions, and organization.

This digital record contains 44 images that depict the entire described pamphlet. This pamphlet is bound together with 15 other pamphlets relating to the UILA, the latest date being 1910.