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Search Results: 75 Records
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A report on the trench periscope that Lieutenant John Robin (d.1918) of the Machine Gun Corp was asked to try. Lt Robin stated he had used the periscopes at Gallipoli where it is 'all trench warfare' and found 'no fault with them'. They saved live...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Typed Christmas card from Lawrence Brown (1896-1916) on board the HMS Defence in 1915. Enclosed the card is a photograph of the HMS Defence. Lawrence was a gunner in the Royal Marine Artillery. On 31 May 1916 the HMS Defence was sunk during the ...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from Joseph Slevin, town surveyor for Longford, regarding maintenance of house along the back of St. Mel's Road in Longford town.
Keywords: Official Documents
A letter from John Nevin to the Longford Urban District Council concerning the collection of rent in Longford. John Nevin (b. 1866) was Town Sergeant from Longford. The Longford Urban District Council was the towns local authority and was rename...
Keywords: Official Documents, City and Town Life
Letter from Patrick Carey to solicitor James Molyneaux Murphy regarding birth records for Mary and Frances Hayes. According to Murphy no entry of either births appear in the registry. Patrick Carey (1853-1934) was the Union Clerk for the Killar...
Keywords: Business
Letter from Fr. Martin Mahoney to John Sweetman. The letter refers to debt collection to meet parish outlays. Mahoney, a parish priest in Minnesota, edited the Catholic weekly 'Manifestos'. John Sweetman (1844-1936) was a member of Sinn Féin ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Bertram B. Cubitt (1862-1942), assistant under-secretary of State at the War Office to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), under-secretary for Ireland. A Mrs. E. Morgan has been tried for illegally drawing Army Separation Allowance and is ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara Mary Davidson describing the various logistical tasks and difficulties. He thanks various family members for their correspondence, and explains that the Bangor Ladies should not send any ...
Keywords: Medicine, Official Documents
Letter from Patrick Carey requesting an estimate for the supply of an artificial leg and a surgical boot. Patrick Carey (1853-1934) was the Union Clerk for the Killarney Poor Law Board of Guardians. Poor law unions and their workhouses were esta...
Keywords: Business, Politics, City and Town Life
Sir Richard Dawson Bates (1876-1949) was a solicitor and Norther Ireland cabinet minister. From 1906 until 1921 he served as secretary of the Ulster Unionist Council, he helped to organise the Ulster covenant and Ulster Volunteer Force. In 1921 Si...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
A letter from Terence Duffin (b. 1886) to his brother Edmund from the Front in France. This is an honest, chatty letter in which he describes the terrible weather conditions as well as day to day events and people he is serving with. He also enqui...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from Terence Duffin to his brother Edward. Terence writes describing the wet and muddy conditions in the trenches. He writes of the General who inspires him with confidence and mentions Captain Day who is the new Brigade Major. Although h...
Keywords: Official Documents, Country Life, Faith
Letter from Patrick Carey to Reverend William J. Behan requesting the baptismal certificate of Bridget Diggin. Patrick Carey (1853-1934) was the Union Clerk for the Killarney Poor Law Board of Guardians. Poor law unions and their workhouses were...
Keywords: Business, City and Town Life, Official Documents
Letter from Patrick Carey to plumber Alexander Finlay Mackintosh requesting repairs to the electric bell and gas. Patrick Carey (1853-1934) was the Union Clerk for the Killarney Poor Law Board of Guardians. Poor law unions and their workhouses w...
Keywords: Business, Art and Literature, Official Documents
Letter from Patrick Carey to Messrs Helys Ltd. inquiring if they have cases for the "Sykeh" cabinet. Messrs Helys was a printworks operating from Dame Lane from 1897 up to the 1960s. Under the control of Charles Wisdom Hely (1856-1929) Hely's pr...
Keywords: Business, City and Town Life, Official Documents
Letter from Patrick Carey to Messrs Helys Ltd. regarding a delayed order of notepaper. Messrs Helys was a printworks operating from Dame Lane from 1897 up to the 1960s. Under the control of Charles Wisdom Hely (1856-1929) Hely's printworks were...
Keywords: Official Documents, City and Town Life
Letter from Patrick Carey to John Langford regarding the scale of dietary requirements of workhouse inmates on Easter Sunday and Christmas day. Carey requests that a revised scale of extras be drawn up in accordance with the suggestions of the Loc...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
The letter was written by Private Thomas Furey, a member of the Connaught Rangers, British army, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928), while Furey was in a German prisoner of war camp. In the letter, Furey thanks Lady Clonbrock for a previous parcel and ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Captain James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara Mary Davidson regarding his life at the front. Davidson begins by apologizing for not reading much of his mother's letter. He goes on to tell her how well received the box of frui...
Keywords: Official Documents, Medicine, City and Town Life
Letter from Patrick Carey to Mary Healy requesting that Mrs Healy send on her register of cases attended before the inspector leaves the district. Patrick Carey (1853-1934) was the Union Clerk for the Killarney Poor Law Board of Guardians. Poor...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara. Davidson writes a short note to his mother that he has had unofficial news that his Battalion will be sent to the front line. He asks her to dispatch a bag to him as soon as possible so ...
Keywords: Suffrage, City and Town Life
Letter to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington offering an apology and reasons for delcining her invitation for that evening. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946), suffragette, nationalist, language teacher, was the founder of the Irish Women’s Franchise L...
Keywords: Official Documents, Business, City and Town Life
Letter from Patrick Carey to G. Raymond regarding a mistake in the order. Carey requests the missed order be sent immediately as the forms are required for the next meeting of the Board. Patrick Carey (1853-1934) was the Union Clerk for the Kill...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This is a letter from John R. Moorhead, Antrim and Belfast Crown solicitor to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), under-secretary for Ireland. In The King v Mrs. E. Morgan case, Mrs. Morgan has been tried for illegally drawing Army Separation Allowanc...
Keywords: Official Documents, City and Town Life, Country Life
Letter from Patrick Carey to Mrs Ellen Murphy requesting that she notify the school inspector whether or not the school has been reopened since the end of her leave of absence. Patrick Carey (1853-1934) was the Union Clerk for the Killarney Poor...
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