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Search Results: 17 Records
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Children, Family Life
Letter from Alice Katherine Wynne (1833-1928) to her cousin Sophia (Sophy) Sarah Wynne in which she references the health of her husband (Albert Augustus Wynne). She also goes into great detail about the contents of a letter received from her son ...
Keywords: Children, Official Documents
This is a letter from Stanislaus Murphy (b. 1870), the secretary to the Commissioners of Education in Ireland, to Robert Chalmers (1858-1938), Under-Secretary for Ireland. The letter is regarding the Report by the Commissioners of Education for th...
Keywords: Children, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter to Stanislaus Murphy (b. 1870), secretary to the Commissioner of Education in Ireland, from Sir Matthew Nathan (1862–1939), the Under-Secretary for Ireland. The letter acknowledges the receipt of a previous letter, which included a report b...
Keywords: Children, Official Documents
Letter from William H. Welply (b.1867), to Edward O'Farrell (1857-1926), the Assistant Under Secretary for Ireland. Welply states that William J M Starkie (1860-1920), the Resident Commissioner of Education, wished for copies of two letters from M...
Keywords: Children, Official Documents, Art and Literature
This is a letter from Matthew Nathan to J. G. Swift Mac Neill.The letter regards complaints made about Robert Louis Stevenson's book 'Kidnapped'. Nathan claims the words which exception is being taken are good English words, asking MacNeill to tak...
Keywords: Children, Art and Literature
This is a letter from Andrew Philip Magill to J. G. Swift MacNeill (1849-1926), Irish Politician. The letter is an acknowledgement of a letter sent from MacNeill to Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), the chief secretary of Ireland, regarding the use o...
Keywords: Children, Official Documents, Art and Literature
This is a letter from William George Lyon (1868-1939), a publisher, to J. G. Swift MacNeill.The letter concerns the use of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel 'Kidnapped' on the school syllabus. In the letter Lyon states the book is unsuitable for Iris...
Keywords: Art and Literature, Family Life, Children
A typed circular letter signed by Micheál Ó Duibhguin, Secretary of Cumann na bPíobairí, requesting financial contributions for the family of Bridget Kenny (d. 1915), known as the 'Queen of Irish Fiddlers'. Kenny had been a musician but due to pro...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Business, Children, Family Life
Letter from David Leighton to Millicent Tate regarding the death of a mutual friend, Jim Roche. Leighton writes of issues surrounding the wills of Roche and others, including who was due funds from various estates. Leighton wishes good health for ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Children, Family Life
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender expresses anger that his private letters are being used in editorials and sermons. He asks Lillian to give a trea...
Keywords: Children, Family Life, Business
This letter, written by Patrick Pearse, concerns a statement of accounts for Desmond, a pupil at St Enda's, who Pearse states is doing very well and working hard. St. Enda's was a school Pearse established himself, through the school Pearse promot...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Business, Children, Family Life
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). This letter is actually comprised of three separate sheets of paper, sent on the same date, but described by Spender as "scrawls" written...
Keywords: Official Documents, Children
Letter from William Dilworth to Nicholas Lamb, clerk for Longford Urban District Council, regarding appointment to the School Attendance Committee for the urban district of Longford.
Keywords: Official Documents, Children
Letter from Joseph E. Devlin, the assistant secretary for the Local Government Board in Dublin Castle, to the Longford Urban District Council regarding the Education (Provision of Meals (Ireland)) Act 1916 which will see a raise in the rating limi...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Children, World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Samuel Cleland Davidson (1846-1921) to Lieutenant William Worsley Ashcroft (1879-1918) regarding the death of Captain James Davidson (1877-1916). Davidson thanks Ashcroft for sending on the particulars of his son's death at the front. ...
Keywords: Battle of the Somme, Children, World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Telegram from the War Office in London to Samuel Cleland Davidson (1846-1921) reporting the death of his son, Captain James Davidson (1877-1916). Captain Davidson was serving with the Machine Gun Corps when he was killed in action in France on 1 J...
Keywords: Suffrage, Art and Literature, Children
Letter from Francis Sheehy Skeffington to Rosamond Jacob regarding a number of topics from literature to suffrage. After thanking Jacob for her gift to his son Owen, Skeffington enquiries if there would be an opportunity for him to speak in Waterf...