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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
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this brief letter Spender informs Lillian that his brother Rex has arrived. He also informs her that he is being made a General Staff ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Business
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender promises only 'a short scrawl', as he plans to drive out to two different corps to gather information on their hi...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender discusses matters relating to house-hunting and to Lillian's maids. He expresses regret at his recent promotion, ...
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, 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
A letter from sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender, née Dean, (1880-1968). In this letter, Spender worries that Lillian has overburdened herself with work, threatening to write to her employer and have her sacked...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Fr James Brennan SJ (1854-1941), Rector of Rathfarnham Castle to his Father Provincial Thomas V Nolan SJ (1867-1941), 21 August 1916. The letter from Fr James Brennan SJ to his provincial concerns the travel plans for Juniors who had c...
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: 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: 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, 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: 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
A letter from Sir Wilfrid Bliss Spender (1876-1960) to Lady Lillian Spender (1880-1968). Wilfrid writes to warn Lady Lillian that he will not be able to write in the immediate future nor will he be able to receive her letters. Sir Wilfrid Spend...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Sir Wilfrid Spender (1876 - 1960) to his wife, Lady Lillian Spender née Dean, (1880-1968). He writes about their earlier arrangement and describes life with the Battalion. Spender also mentions the visit of British Field Marshal Dougla...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter opens by way of concern that he hasn’t heard from his sister. He presumes their letters to each other were stuck in the GPO during the Easter Rising. He writes that he is not...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter opens by way of concern that he hasn’t heard from his sister. He presumes their letters to each other were stuck in the GPO during the Easter Rising. He writes that he is not...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter opens his letter concerning the Easter Rising, believing that Dublin must still be in a terrible state. Peter writes about his farm back home and how happy he is that the man...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter opens his letter concerning the Easter Rising, believing that Dublin must still be in a terrible state. Peter writes about his farm back home and how happy he is that the man...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter opens his letter concerning the Easter Rising, believing that Dublin must still be in a terrible state. Peter writes about his farm back home and how happy he is that the man...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Country Life
A letter from Peter Mooney (b.1886) to his sister, Katie (b.1884). Peter opens his letter concerning the Easter Rising, believing that Dublin must still be in a terrible state. Peter writes about his farm back home and how happy he is that the man...
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