Thomas Duffy

DESCRIPTION: "Come all ye true-born Irishmen, wherever you may be." The singer tells of "ten brave Irishmen... Who died in Pennsylvania on the 21st of June." Thomas Duffy and James Carroll are hanged. Duffy always denied the charge. The singer hopes they are in heaven
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1964 (Korson)
KEYWORDS: labor-movement mining trial execution
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
Jun 21, 1877 - Hanging of ten alleged Molly Maguire members in Pennsylvania
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Cohen-AFS1, pp. 152-153, "Thomas Duffy" (1 text)
Roud #4093
NOTES: This is item dE32 in Laws's Appendix II. - RBW
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File: CAFS1152

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