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Search Results: 70 Records
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Telegram from Richard Atwell, Haddington, to Lieutenant James R. Fair. The telegram reads: 'Bereisland Lieutanant Colonel Ford Goerge Scott officer commanding 2/1 Lotham and Border Horse. Atwell.'
Keywords: Business, Official Documents
A report from S.C. Harrison to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). Harrison is writing to Nathan in connection with the working conditions of factory and mill workers in Belfast. Included in Harrison's report are interviews with various owners and wor...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine, Family Life
Letter from Celia Duffin (1888-1979) to her mother Maria (1854-1954) informing her about her latest activities in London. Celia writes about the various visits she has made during the week and looking at Raemaekers ghastly war cartoons. When speak...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from James Davidson (1877-1916) to his mother, Clara Mary. In this short and rushed letter, James sends his fondest love and wishes to his mother and family as his company makes arrangements to move back to action in the trenches. Unlike th...
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. ...
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: 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: World War 1: 1914-1918
This is a copy of a letter written by Colonel George Francis Leverson (1857-1938). The letter concerns the 1st Garrison Battalion of the Royal Irish Regiment. The letter sends typed copies of two earlier letters regarding the conduct of the troops...
Keywords: Medicine, Business, City and Town Life
Letter from Sir Arthur Stanley (1869-1974) to Thomas Percy Kirkpatrick (1869-1954) addressing the concerns of the Board of Doctor Steevens' Hospital regarding the proposal of the new College of Nursing scheme. Sir Arthur Stanley was a philanthr...
Keywords: Business
Letter to Piaras Béaslaí (born Percy Frederick Beazley; 1881–1965) from his father, Patrick Langford Beazley. The letter discusses the impact that wartime paper shortages are having on newspapers. He also sends £1 to ease Piaras's financial diffic...
Keywords: Medicine, City and Town Life
Letter from Margaret Huxley (1856-1940) to Thomas Percy Kirkpatrick (1869-1954) requesting use of the facilities of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) for exam purposes. According to Huxley the rooms at the Dublin Metropolitan Techn...
Keywords: Business, Official Documents
A letter and a memorial from P. A. Murphy, solicitor for John Anderson, to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), the Under-Secretary of Ireland. Murphy writes to request permission for Anderson to take over the licensed business (a public house situated...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Family Life
Letter from Emma Duffin (1883-1979) to her mother, Maria (1854-1954) describing how Emma spent the money her mother sent her at Christmas. After describing the celebrations Emma goes on to tell her mother of her acquaintances and activities in Ale...
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: Family Life, World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Nannie Beazely, who was based in the English midlands, to her son, Piaras Béaslaí (1881–1965). The German navy had carried out a large raid across the English midlands on the night of the 31 of January. People dimmed their lights to av...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, Corporal W. Bowes, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Corporal Bowes was then a prisoner of war in a camp in Gustow, Germany. He thanks Lady Clonbrock for a parcel she had sent him and notes that he ha...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from George Scott to Sir Henry Grattan Bellew (1860-1942) regarding the application of Robert Atwell for a commission in Sir Henry's Batallion, the 4th Connaught Rangers. George Scott did not have a high opinion of Atwell, writing that he w...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Lord Cavan (1865-1946) to John Redmond (1856-1918). informing Redmond that the Guards Division is now part of his command. Cavan feels the demand for reinforcements is growing and says it would be a good step forward if they could rein...
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
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: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, Corporal W. Bowes, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Bowes writes to thank Lady Clonbrock for parcels she had sent him. He also refers to some parcels that were sent which he had yet to receive and no...
Keywords: Crime
This is a letter from Gerald Horan (1880 - 1949), a barrister, to James O'Shea (b. 1866) a member of the Killarney District Council and Kerry County Council. The letter states that on 6 February a recruitment committee meeting was disturbed by men...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
This is a letter from Major General Henry Lawson (1859-1933) to Reginald Brade (1864-1933) confirming Patrick Alphonsus Carroll's arrival at the Curragh on 9th February 1916. Patrick Alphonsus Carroll was a veterinary surgeon based in Carlow tow...
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, 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...
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