A letter from Count George Nobel Plunkett (1851-1948) to his daughter Geraldine (b. 1891). The letter was sent from Richmond Barracks where Plunkett was being held at the time. He refers to some good news delivered to Geraldine by a solicitor, requests some money and thanks Geraldine for food she had sent.
Count Plunkett has a nationalist and a papal count. He had been sworn in to the IRB by his son, Joseph Mary Plunkett (1887-1916), before the Rising and arrested afterwards. Count Plunkett was elected as an MP in 1918 and a member of the first Dáil.
Military Archives of Ireland
Bureau of Military History Contemporary Documents, Geraldine
Plunkett Dillon Collection, BMH CD/5/8/6
George Noble Plunkett.
"Letter from George Noble Plunkett to Geraldine Plunkett Dillon, 18 May 1916". Letters of 1916
. Schreibman, Susan, Ed. Maynooth University: 2016. Website.
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