John Spalding Miscellaneous Papers, 1866

Descriptive Summary

Title
John Spalding Miscellaneous Papers, 1866
Creator
Spalding, John., fl. 1866
Extent
3 items
Subjects
Canada-- History-- Fenian Invasions, 1866-1870-- Sources.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Louisville member of the Fenian Brotherhood. Papers include Fenian Brotherhood Special Orders No. 2 authorizing Spalding to raise a regiment in Louisville and to receive a commission as colonel in the Army of Ireland upon mustering 500 men; a letter from Timothy O'Leary ordering muster rolls be sent to him in Cleveland, Ohio; and a circular from Fenian Brotherhood Headquarters in New York regarding the price, color, and style of uniforms. Card index in repository