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Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
A letter from sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender discusses the report he is working on concerning the events surrounding July 1, and reflects on the odd fact that...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics
A note from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender, most probably to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this note, Spender writes that he has mistaken the time and has no time to write a full letter; he asks the recipient of the note to ...
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, Politics, Irish Question
Letter from John Redmond (1856-1918) to John Gulland (1864-1920) regarding a bill that would force Irish men to pledge their allegiance to the British crown upon enlisting. Additionally, Redmond discusses the procedure associated with Home Office ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Politics, Irish Question
Letter from John Redmond (1856-1918) to John Gulland (1864-1920) regarding a bill that would force Irish men to pledge their allegiance to the British crown upon enlisting. Additionally, Redmond discusses the procedure associated with Home Office ...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Business, Art and Literature
Letter from Florence Haughton to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) on enclosing money for a copy of the latest "The Citizen." Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, was the founder of the Irish Women’s Franchise...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Letter from John MacDonagh (1880-1961) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) regarding an upcoming performance that she is putting on, and whether he could come and watch a rehearsal, due to his experience in theatre. John MacDonagh was an Ir...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Postcard from Percy Joseph Gillespie (b. 1892) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). Gillespie writes that he will be unable to sing at the fundraising concert to be held for the "Irish Citizen" on 20 February as it is not his custom to sing at...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Postcard from Gerard Crofts (1888-1934) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). This postcard concerns a fundraising concert for the 20 February 1916. In the postcard Crofts writes that Sean Connolly will be preforming "Ann Devlin" and that he wi...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Postcard from Gerard Crofts (1888-1934) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946). This postcard concerns a fundraising concert for the 20 February 1916. In the postcard Crofts writes that Sean Connolly will be preforming "Ann Devlin" and that he wi...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Letter from Mary Hayden (1862-1942) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877 - 1946). Hayden writes that she will be taking one of the tickets Hanna sent to her for the Irish Citizen fundraising concert, but must return the rest since she is not very goo...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature, City and Town Life
Card from James Young to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877 - 1946). Young writes that he will not be able to attend the fundraising concert for the "Irish Citizen" on 20 February. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, suffragette, nationalist, language teacher...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Postcard from Helena Molony (1883-1967) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877 - 1946) in which Molony inquires about the date of the next rehearsal for the upcoming fundraising concert and apologises for being late on the previous Sunday. Helena Mol...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics
Letter from Emily Buchanan (1866-1933) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) informing Skeffington that she was not able to make use of the tickets she gave her for the concert. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington, suffragette, nationalist, language tea...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics
Letter from Agnes Doyle to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) regarding payment for tickets. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, was the widow of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington (who was summarily executed on 26 Apr...
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, 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, Politics, Art and Literature
In this letter to Skeffington (1877-1946) Fletcher (c. 1863 - 1948) apologises that he cannot assist Skeffington with her fundraising as his parishioners are still continuing their boycott of the parish funds. He notes that while they were utterly...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
In this letter Bloxham informs Skeffington that she is unable to attend a meeting at the Mansion House as she must teach two classes and cannot arrange a substitute. While noting that she is a convinced nationalist and suffragette Bloxham is surpr...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
In this postcard Mabel expresses regret that she could not to do more for Hanna. Mabel Fitzgerald (1884-1957) was the wife of Irish Volunteer Desmond Fitzgerald (1888-1947). Mabel was a former governess in London. She later vigorously canvassed ...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, World War 1: 1914-1918
Florence Doey writes to inform Margaret McCoubry (1880-1956) that she cannot attend an Irish Women's Franchise League committee meeting regarding Hanna Sheehy Skeffington's lecture on America due to a prior engagement. Doey is not in favour of the...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, World War 1: 1914-1918
Florence Doey writes to inform Margaret McCoubry (1880-1956) that she cannot attend an Irish Women's Franchise League committee meeting regarding Hanna Sheehy Skeffington's lecture on America due to a prior engagement. Doey is not in favour of the...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
In this letter written to Margaret McCoubrey (1880-1956) the sender writes that she had resigned from the Committee some time ago and therefore has no right to attend a meeting the following day. Margaret McCoubrey was a suffragette, pacifist an...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
In this letter written to Margaret McCoubrey (1880-1956) the sender writes that she had resigned from the Committee some time ago and therefore has no right to attend a meeting the following day. Margaret McCoubrey was a suffragette, pacifist an...
Keywords: Patronage, Politics, Art and Literature
Letter from Bridget Dudley Edwards (née McInerney) (1871-1956) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington. Edwards writes that she can only take one ticket for the fundraising concert in aid of the "Irish Citizen" and hopes that the concert will be a success. ...
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