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Photocopied leaflet `Tiree Food Producers Sent To Prison`.

Leaflet produced by the Highland Land League about eight Tiree men who were sent to prison in 1918 for occupying land in Balephetrish leased by Thomas Barr.

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Tiree food producers sent to prison

First page of a leaflet produced by the Highland Land League in 1918 about eight Tiree crofters who were imprisoned for illegally occupying land on Balephetrish Farm. The Highland Land League campaigned throughout the Highlands and islands for fairer apportionment of land and security of tenure for crofters.

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