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Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this note, Spender tells Lillian that his brother Rex has arrived at the 12th Royal Irish Rifles, and gives her his address. He sugges...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Irish Question, Family Life
Letter from sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender lists the birthdays of himself (his pet-name is 'Wolf') and his family, but states that he cannot yet remember the ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, 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 discusses Lillian's holiday arrangements and family issues. He mentions a meeting with an acquaintance, the conti...
Keywords: Crime, Family Life, Irish Question, Politics
A letter from politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947) to his wife Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958) assuring her that he is well in prison. He inquires about news of the family and discusses the arrangement...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister Katie (b.1884). Peter writes that he has neither pneumonia nor consumption and thanks her for her welcome letter, cream and pair of socks. He writes of how life in Ballincollig and he asks how everyo...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister Katie (b.1884). Peter writes that he has neither pneumonia nor consumption and thanks her for her welcome letter, cream and pair of socks. He writes of how life in Ballincollig and he asks how everyo...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister Katie (b.1884). Peter writes that he has neither pneumonia nor consumption and thanks her for her welcome letter, cream and pair of socks. He writes of how life in Ballincollig and he asks how everyo...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter writes her news of his health and complains that the meat that is being served is not the best. He describes the weather as cold and rainy. He writes about the fair and longs t...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter writes her news of his health and complains that the meat that is being served is not the best. He describes the weather as cold and rainy. He writes about the fair and longs t...
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: 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: 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: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender thanks Lillian for gifts she has recently sent him, but protests that he does not need "luxuries" as a sign of her ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender thanks Lillian for gifts she has recently sent him, but protests that he does not need "luxuries" as a sign of her ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender thanks Lillian for gifts she has recently sent him, but protests that he does not need "luxuries" as a sign of her ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender thanks Lillian for gifts she has recently sent him, but protests that he does not need "luxuries" as a sign of her ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to 'his folks', i.e. his family. The letter is to be forwarded to four different family members, and eventually back to Lady Lillian. This is Spender's self-described "Xmas mail" to his family. H...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to 'his folks', i.e. his family. The letter is to be forwarded to four different family members, and eventually back to Lady Lillian. This is Spender's self-described "Xmas mail" to his family. H...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to 'his folks', i.e. his family. The letter is to be forwarded to four different family members, and eventually back to Lady Lillian. This is Spender's self-described "Xmas mail" to his family. H...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to 'his folks', i.e. his family. The letter is to be forwarded to four different family members, and eventually back to Lady Lillian. This is Spender's self-described "Xmas mail" to his family. H...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
This postcard addressed to Patrick O'Shea while interned in Frongoch Prison, Wales. The letter gives news of Patrick's mother and another person. The author, who signs off as Seán, briefly refers to plans to celebrate Patrick's arrival home and ex...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
This postcard addressed to Patrick O'Shea while interned in Frongoch Prison, Wales. The letter gives news of Patrick's mother and another person. The author, who signs off as Seán, briefly refers to plans to celebrate Patrick's arrival home and ex...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
This is a letter from Margaret Pearse (1857-1932) to the Secretary of the American Alliance. In this letter, Margaret apologetically declines an invitation to a concert, confessing that she finds it difficult to attend any event "that would in the...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
This is a letter from Margaret Pearse (1857-1932) to the Secretary of the American Alliance. In this letter, Margaret apologetically declines an invitation to a concert, confessing that she finds it difficult to attend any event "that would in the...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Family Life
This is a letter from Margaret Pearse (1857-1932) to the Secretary of the American Alliance. In this letter, Margaret apologetically declines an invitation to a concert, confessing that she finds it difficult to attend any event "that would in the...
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