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Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Thomas Bodkin (1888-1961) and Arnold Graves (1847-1930) to the under secretary of Ireland regarding the Irish Estimates Debate. After studying and practising law Bodkin was appointed secretary to the commissioners of charitable donat...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Last Letters Before Death, Official Documents
A copy of the last letter and will of Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916), found in the papers of Grace Gifford Plunkett. MacDonagh's last letter outlines the details of his surrender, his thoughts on the failure of the Rising and his death sentence. It ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents, Business
Letter from William P. Triston, a solicitor from Dublin, to Fred J. Allan (1861-1937). Triston writes that the photographic company Lafayette had agreed to pay £5 from the fees they had received for a photograph of Thomas MacDonagh (1878–1916), on...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Official Documents
Letter from Labour Party of Bruff, Co. Limerick to British Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928). The letter requests that the British government amend the Labourers Ireland Act, ensuring that each Irish labourer that volunteered in the...
Keywords: Business, Official Documents
A letter from the Under Secretary of State for the Home Office, Sir Edward Troup (1857-1941) to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). The letter encloses a copy of a letter sent from the Home Office to Professor B.J. Collingwood regarding an application...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Official Documents
A letter to Monsieur Jean des Longchamps-Deville (1872-1969) regarding the status of two men who are willing to serve in the French Army. In the letter, the writer requests a refund for the two men's travel expenses in the event that the they are ...
Keywords: Business, Official Documents
A letter from Arthur John Eagleston (1870-1944) on behalf of Sir Edward Troup, the under-secretary of state for the Home Office, to Sir Ivor Churchill Guest, 1st Viscount Wimborne (1873-1939). The letter encloses a copy of a letter sent from the H...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics, Official Documents
Letter from John Butler to Lord Wimborne (1873-1939), Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, putting forward his case to be appointed as magistrate for the Borough of Waterford. Butler is the proprietor of Ryan and Butler tea and wine merchants in Waterford....
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
The letter is a complaint from James Neazor, a retired excise officer in Limerick, to Augustine Birrell (1850-1933), Chief Secretary for Ireland. Neazor writes that he had been improperly held in the local lunatic asylum for over six years. He wri...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
A letter from the Chief Crown Solicitor, Malachy Kelly (1851-1916), to Lewis J. Watters, Crown Solicitor for Kilkenny. If refers to a claim from Watters for a fee due to him for his work on a case relating to the maintenance of children in Kilkenn...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
Letter from Lewis J. Watters, Crown Solicitor for Kilkenny, referring to a fee due to him for work on a case relating to the maintenance of children in Kilkenny and Limerick industrial schools. Watters asks the Chief Crown Solicitor, Sir Malachy K...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Official Documents
Note from the Chief Crown Solicitor, Malachy Kelly (1851-1916), to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). The case involves Mrs Maggie Kiernan who is accused of falsely applying for a separation allowance. The War Office wishes to have the results of the...
Keywords: Crime, Official Documents
Letter from the Governor of Limerick Prison, A. F. Falkiner, to Sir Robert Chalmers (1858-1938), Under-Secretary for Ireland, confirming the information in a telegram. He regrets the 12-day delay in enacting relief from a section of Richard Carrol...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
The letter is from E. Blackwell, under secretary of state for the Home Office to George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951) and refers to the execution of Sir Roger Casement, who had been tried for treason having been arrested on the eve of the Easter Rising....
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Crime, Official Documents
This letter was written in response to E. Blackwell's letter of 2 August, rejecting George Gavan Duffy's (1882-1951) request to attend the execution of Sir Roger Casement (1864-1916) and the family request for burial outside of the prison. Gavan D...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Crime, Official Documents
A letter from E. Blackwell, under secretary of state for the Home Office, to George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951). The letter is a reply to Gavan Duffy's letter of the same date and refers him to the Capital Punishment Amendment Act 1868, which requires...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Crime, Politics, Official Documents
A letter from George Gavan Duffy (1882-1951) to the under secretary of state for the Home Office in London, E. Blackwell. This letter is in response to the Secretary of State's decision to apply the capital punishment amendment of 1868 to the exec...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
A letter from Charles Munro (1869-1952) , governor of Mountjoy prison, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). The letter is a response to queries from Mabel r...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
This letter is from Charles Munro (1869-1952), governor of Mountjoy prison, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond Fitzgerald (1888-1947). The letter is a response to a query from Ma...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
This letter is from C.A. Munro (1869-1952) , governor of Mountjoy prison, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). The letter refers to a portmanteau suitcase w...
Keywords: Crime, World War 1: 1914-1918, Official Documents
This letter was written by Garret Sheehan (b. 1841) regarding his prosecution for having possession of a firearm. Sheehan maintains that he is innocent of the charge and would not have been accused if he was a farmer or merchant's son. Sheehan bel...
Keywords: Official Documents, Politics
A letter from James P. Farrell M.P for North Longford, Thomas Francis Smyth M.P. for South Leitrim, Francis Meehan M.P. for North Leitrim, Patrick Crumley M.P. for South Fermanagh and John Phillips M.P. for South Longford written on 7 April 1916. ...
Keywords: Official Documents, Politics
This letter is Andrew Phillip Magill (1871-1941), private secretary to the chief secretary of Ireland (Augustine Birrell in 1916) responding to the M.P. of North Leitrim Francis E. Meehan (d. 1946). The letter informs Meehan that he had received M...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
Letter from William John Rundle (b.1865) to Mr. Campbell. The letter contains the details of Rundle's whereabouts from Saturday 22 April to 1 May, the weekend prior to, and the week in which, the Easter Rising took place. Rundle states he spent mo...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Official Documents
This letter was written by Dr. Charles F. Judd (1888-1922) to state that William Kelly (1862-1921), a staff clerk at the Royal Irish Constabulary, was suffering from acute gastritis and had been under Dr Judd's care from the 20 April and was not c...
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