Events and Dates in 1840

04/15 - L.N.R.A. Organized in Ireland.

10/06 - "A group of artisans, laborers, and small shopkeepers, incl. Patrick Donohoe of the Boston Pilot called a meting to support repeal in the U.S.

10/12 - (Monday). Meeting with 1,500-2000 people, in Boyleston Hall, Boston, met, and established Friends of Ireland Society.

12/08- Friends of Ireland Society established in Philadelphia.