William H. Slavin, formerly of Boston, one of the Irish political prisoners, arrested in Canada, in 1866, is now in this city, having been discharged by his jailors because he was believed to be in the last stages of consumption, and they did not want him to die on their hands. A few patriotic Irishmen here are raising a fund to enable him to recruit his strength, so that he can return to his occupation, which is that of a carver and gilder. We shall be glad to receive any subscriptions that may be sent to this office.

Irish American Weekly (New York, New York), April 30, 1870.