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Michael Collins age 13, four page school essay, 1904

Michael Collins, School Essay,  Aged 13, 1904.

"The Colonists as our rivals in Outdoor Sports"

The theme of the essay possibly set by the schoolmaster. The essay was awarded 310 marks out of 600; the verdict: "Fair, but too short. Punctuate carefully, & look after your writing which is weak'".

The essay came from Michael's sister Kitty Sheridan. There is a note to the rear of the final page signed by Kitty, "March 1904 when he was 13 and I was 15-16".  
  

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Dimensions: 16” X 10” approx.

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Michael Collins, School Essay,  Aged 13, 1904.

"The Colonists as our rivals in Outdoor Sports"

The theme of the essay possibly set by the schoolmaster. The essay was awarded 310 marks out of 600; the verdict: "Fair, but too short. Punctuate carefully, & look after your writing which is weak'".

The essay came from Michael's sister Kitty Sheridan. There is a note to the rear of the final page signed by Kitty, "March 1904 when he was 13 and I was 15-16".  
  

We are proud to present these fascinating rarities of Ireland for you to own. We look forward to helping you create your own collection that can be treasured and admired by your family for generations to come. 

Dimensions: 16” X 10” approx.

Please note: This image has been watermarked for image protection. This watermark will not appear on your purchased print. Click on the image to enlarge.