KAVANAGH (Arthur Macmorrough, 1831-1889, J.P., Irish Reforming Landlord and Politician)

Autograph Letter Signed to Mr BROWN, saying "Would you kindly have my chair put out as I hope to be in 'House' tomorrow at 3.45 p.m.", 1 side 8vo., Sackville Street Club, Dublin, 13th February small hole with loss of first two letters of 'Arthur', and two small adhesions in blank portion of recto

Kavanagh was born with under-developed arms and legs yet by force of will led a most adventurous life, especially in India. He learned to ride and sail better than many able-bodied men. He succeeded to the family estate of Borris, Co. Kildare, in 1853 and was an M.P. 1866-1880, using his special mechanical chair.

Item Date:  1879

Stock No:  55935     



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