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Diary entry for 18 April 1845 (Ne 2F 7, p.175)

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Diary entry for 18 April 1845 (Ne 2F 7, p.175) I receive many letters respecting my address [to the people of England against the Maynooth Grant] - I amat present doubtful how it will answer - at all eventsthe struggle will be very severe - I shall write one moreletter embracing all that I think, fit to advance, & thenstop - more may cloy & become stale - all that I desireto do is to call forth such an expression of public feeling& opinion as really exist - not to create either - one islasting & valuable - the other only of temporary consideration,which would evaporate when the 9 days wonder is over