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Search Results: 53 Records
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Patronage
Letter from Mabel C Wright of the Irish War Hospital Supply to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) requesting the creation of centres in County Galway for the collection of moss for surgical dressings. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife o...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Patronage
Letter from Lady Clonbrock to Mrs Budson requesting help in the creation of sub-centres in County Galway for the collection of moss for surgical dressings. The moss was to be used for the treatment of soldiers wounded while fighting with the Briti...
Keywords: Patronage
The letter is from Reginald Brabazon (1841–1929) to Luke Gerald Dillon. Brabazon requests Clonbrock to form a committee representing 'loyal Ireland' (those in Ireland loyal to the British Crown) to oversee the 'R.I.C. and Police Fund' in Galway an...
Keywords: Patronage, Irish Question, Politics
This is a short letter from Michael Joseph O'Rahilly ('The O'Rahilly') (1875-1916) to Seán T. O'Kelly (1882-1966). The letter acknowledges receipt of £5.5.0. collected for the defence of members of prisoners arrested for nationalist activity. Th...
Keywords: Patronage, Official Documents
A letter from Mr Edmund Loftus Wickham (b. 1889) to the Chief Secretary of Ireland Augustine Birrell (1850-1933). Wickham writes to request a cadetship in the RIC, a position that Wickham had failed to achieve previously. Wickham lists his qualifi...
Keywords: Patronage, Official Documents
This is a letter from Alexander G. Crawford to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). Crawford writes about the work of a Mr Houston in his role as principal of a school in Coleraine. Crawford describes the positive effect he has had in his forty five ye...
Keywords: Patronage, Official Documents
This is a letter from Alexander G. Crawford to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). Crawford is continuing his correspondence with Nathan about the pension of a Derry school principal, Mr Houston. Crawford informs Nathan of the sacrifices Houston had m...
Keywords: Patronage, Official Documents
This is a reply from Joseph Brennan to William Phillip Miles (b. 1878). The letter states that in reply to Miles' application for a position in Dublin Castle, there will be no positions deemed suitable for Miles' case. Joseph Brennan (1887-1976...
Keywords: Patronage, Official Documents
This is a letter from William Phillip Miles (b. 1878) to Robert Chalmers. In the letter Miles notes a forthcoming re-arrangement of staff in the Dublin administration offices. He goes on to apply for any position which may be suitable for a man wi...
Keywords: Patronage
A letter from John J Thompson (1872-1924), Registrar Royal Hospital for Incurables to Augusta Caroline Dillon, Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928), 13 November 1915. Thompson firstly acknowledges receipt of a letter from Lady Clonbrock the month previous. ...
Keywords: Business, Patronage
This letter was written by Augusta Caroline Dillon Clonbrock, Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928) to John Thompson Esq. In the letter Lady Clonbrock thanks Thompson and the board of the hospital for allowing the Clonbrock Co-operative Society an increased ...
Keywords: Patronage
Letter from Frederick Hugh Crawford (1861-1952) to Lady Ruby Carson (1881-1966). Crawford is writing about an ornate casket that he will be presented with as a gift by the Carsons. He requests that the casket stay with Sir Edward Carson until he i...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature, City and Town Life
Letter from Helen Sophia Chevenix (b. 1886) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Chevenix apologises to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington for a book of Skeffington's that had ended up lost in Chevenix's library. She also apologises for not being able t...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, City and Town Life
Letter from Edith Sanderson to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Sanderson writes to return tickets to an event on Sunday that she will not be able to attend. Sanderson discusses the sale of tickets in a committee she attended and writes that ...
Keywords: Patronage
Note from William Fletcher Barrett (1844-1925) and L. Vauston to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Barret and Vauston write to enclose payment for tickets that Hanna Sheehy Skeffington has sent them and hope that the concert will be a success....
Keywords: Patronage, Politics
Letter from L.O. Kingston to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) enclosing tickets to an event that they were not able to sell. However, they do offer payment to help the I.C. ("Irish Citizen") fund and close by expressing that there is not as mu...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Irish Question
Letter from Catherine M. Mahon (1869-1948) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Mahon apologises for missing a meeting at which she was supposed to present a speech. In this letter she discusses women's representation and the "Irish Citizen", ...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature
Letter from V. V. Giri (1894 - 1980) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877 - 1946). The writer returns tickets that the sender was not able to sell and encloses a donation to the Irish Citizen fund. V. V. Giri was the fourth president of the Republi...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature
Letter from Maude Townshend to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Townshend returns a ticket that Skeffington had sent her as she already received the ticket they required. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, suffragette, nationalist, language teacher,...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Postcard to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) regarding plans that the sender is making with Skeffington to speak on an upcoming Tuesday. The speaker is not sure when they will be available due to travel arrangements. Hanna Sheehy Skeffingto...
Keywords: Patronage, City and Town Life
Postcard from Mary Margaret Macken to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Mary Margaret Macken apologizes for missing a lecture, writing that she received the invitation sent by Hanna Sheehy Skeffington after she had made other plans. Hanna Sh...
Keywords: Patronage, Business
Letter from Agnes Sheehan to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Sheehan sends a thank you to Skeffington for tickets to a lecture and mentions that she will try call into the Irish Women's Franchise League some Tuesday evening but it will be di...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature
Letter from Máire Nic Shiubhlaigh (1883-1958) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Máire responds to Hanna's request to recite at her upcoming concert, though Nic Shiubhlaigh apologizes that she is not well and very busy and would not be able ...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
In this letter Harrison apologises that he is unable to purchase tickets for a fundraising concert to be held on 20 February 1916. Harrison writes that he has heavy responsibilities and no professional work but hopes that Skeffington is getting a ...
Keywords: Patronage, Business
The sender writes to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington regarding the form of letters the Irish Women's Franchise League will send out reminding subscribers to pay dues. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946), suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, wa...
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