Manuscript Ticket of Admission to the Gallery of the House of Commons, signed ‘John O’Connell’. 4 x 5½ inches, fine. 5 August 1839. John O’Connell (1810 – 1858) was one of seven children (the third of four sons) of the Irish Nationalist leader Daniel O’Connell and his wife Mary. He followed his father as a member of parliament and leader of the Repeal Association.