Letter to C. Hutchinson from A. Irving, 7 May 1880

Observations in your letter of 7 May 80

[...] Wm Donnelly’s proposals to arrest are altogether too wild – he is too able to catch at straws, and too anxious to make himself the instrument of processing evidence.

I have great sympathy for him & I am anxious to get something for him — and you say he thinks of nothing but the murder [...]

(signed) Amelius Irving

Hamilton Sat.
[illegible] of 8 May 1880

Source: J.J. Talman Regional Collection, University of Western Ontario Archives, Donnelly Family Papers, B4878, File 2, A. Irving, Letter to C. Hutchinson from A. Irving, May 7, 1880.

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