Irish Parliamentary Party. Committee. Minute-book, with financial accounts, 1892-1896. London, Great Britain. [MS E108]
Irish Parliamentary Party. Committee. Minute-book, with financial accounts, 1892-1896. London: House of Parliament: Whips' Room. The "Committee" is of anti-Parnellites: the chairman is Justin McCarthy, the secretary James F. X. O'Brien, members generally present are E. Blake, John Dillon, Thomas Sexton, T. M. Healy, Arthur O'Connor, William, O'Brien, T. P. O'Brien, T. D. Sullivan, W. Abraham, T. J. Condon. Its functions are: to disburse funds to MPs, to election candidates, to organizations like the Irish National Federation; to select candidate to stand for Irish seats and to set dates for election conventions. It also finds money for MPs about to become bankrupt, corresponds with America, and negotiates with the Government over points that must be covered in Parliament: Home Rule Bill, Evicted Tenants Bill, Irish Land Bill, Education Bill. There is a section of accounts before the minutes begin, and accounts are interspersed in the minutes. Letters are occasionally quoted in the minutes.