13 February 1878.

On his 32nd birthday, 13th February 1878, O’Connor Power invited the newly released Fenian prisoners to ‘a private room in Parliament House’. Here Michael Davitt wrote an account of his prison treatment, which was published in a pamphlet with a selection of O’Connor Power’s speeches on Amnesty in the House of Commons. ┬áIt is available to download at Post, Selected Writings, pp.21-64.