The Times publishes letters incriminating Parnell

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The Times newspaper publishes letters apparently by Charles Stuart Parnell which appear to implicate him in the murders of two British officials in Dublin in 1882. These are later proved as the forgeries of an anti-Parnellite journalist, Richard Pigott, by a special commission.
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Editors. "The Times publishes letters incriminating Parnell". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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