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Search Results: 131 Records
Keywords: Crime, Politics
This is a letter to W. Burrows, governor of His Majesty's Prison Belfast. The letter concerns Samuel Heron (b. 1890) a manager of the Ulster Print Works who was charged with the murder of Willie J. Quinn (1902-1915) in February 1915. The letter st...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from George Hugh Chetwood Townsend (b. 1872) to Lady Clonbrock (1840-1928). The letter was addressed to John James Thompson (1872-1924), the registrar at the Royal Hospital for Incurables. George Townsend was writing on behalf of the Tipper...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A note from a prisoner of war, Private B Ward, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Ward writes an acknowledgement of parcels received from Lady Clonbrock yet laments that he his parcel of clothing has not arrived yet. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Cr...
Keywords: Medicine, City and Town Life
Letter from Mary Florence Bostock to Thomas Percy Kirkpatrick expressing her regrets that she is unable to attend the conference. The conference was being held in relation to the proposed establishment of a college of nursing. Bostock writes that ...
Keywords: Medicine
Postcard from Annie Carson Rae to Thomas Percy Kirkpatrick (1869-1954) informing Kirkpatrick on the difficulties regarding the selection of representatives to attend the College of Nursing Joint Committee meeting. Annie Carson Rae would later be...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This is a typescript copy of the handwritten letter from Henry Robinson (1857-1927) to Thomas Nally. Robinson states that he has read his play, the Spancel of Death, remarking that it is 'powerful' and 'held me spell bound'. He points out an histo...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Love Letters
This is from a series of letters written between James Finn and his fiancée Mary (May) Fay. The lovely weather makes him long for holidays and he's counting the days to Easter Neither May nor James were politically active, although like many in th...
Keywords: Crime
This is a telegraph from W. Burrows, the governor of His Majesty's Prison Belfast, to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939). The telegram directs that Samuel Heron (b. 1890) be discharged. Mathew Nathan had become under-secretary in 1914 under Augustin...
Keywords: Medicine, City and Town Life, Country Life
Letter from Sister M. Albeus Fogarty to the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) informing the college that the hospital's treasurer will be unable to attend the conference regarding the establishment of an Irish college of nursing. Siste...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916, Politics
A short note from Eamonn Ceannt (1881-1916) to Thomas MacDonagh (1878-1916), possibly relating to a meeting of the Military Committee of the Irish Republican Brotherhood. Both Ceannt (born Edward Thomas Kent 1881) and Thomas MacDonagh played act...
Keywords: Crime, Faith
This is a letter from Brother Vincent O'Kelly in Rochestown Monastery to the Chief Secretary's office, Dublin. O'Kelly requests an official to come and see him, asking that they come in person rather than write as he would not receive the letter. ...
Keywords: Crime
This is a letter from M. Wylie to T. J. Wallace. The letter concerns Robert Stouppe (b. 1896) a jeweller from County Down. The letter states that Attorney General James Campbell (1851-1931) has not proceeded with a case against Robert Stouppe and ...
Keywords: Official Documents
Letter from H. A. Thomas to Nicholas Lamb, town clerk for Longford Urban District Council, regarding the water supply for Thomas' gasholder tank.
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: Official Documents, Politics
This letter is Andrew Phillip Magill (1871-1941), private secretary to the chief secretary of Ireland (Augustine Birrell in 1916) responding to the M.P. of North Leitrim Francis E. Meehan (d. 1946). The letter informs Meehan that he had received M...
Keywords: City and Town Life, Official Documents
This is a letter sent to Professor William Edward Thrift. In this letter the writer refers to a libelous comments made in a newspaper about members of Catherine's Parish Church, and notes the involvement of a solicitor. The writer suggests that th...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Official Documents
Letter from A. J. Eagleston (1870-1944) to Sir Matthew Nathan (1862-1939), the Under-Secretary, Dublin Castle, confirming that the Petition of Right of John and Agnes Scott, John McCullough and Mary Shearer has been laid before the Lord Lieutenant...
Keywords: Business, Official Documents
A reply from The Chicago Ferrotype Co. to Mr H. [Hubert] Davis acknowledging his enquiries into the Madel-ette camera and accessories, a camera specifically designed to take photographs suitable for postcards. The letter provides quotes for the ca...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Medicine
Letter from Marie Martin (1892-1975) to her mother Mary Lewis Martin (née Moore). Marie describes some of the people that she is working with as a V.A.D. (Voluntary Aid detachment) nurse in Malta, as well as day to day events as a V.A.D. She also ...
Keywords: Medicine, Business, City and Town Life
Letter from Harriet Emily Reed to Thomas Percy Kirkpatrick (1869-1954) regarding the proposed establishment of a nursing college. Reed apologises for her absence at the conference but expresses her wholehearted support for the initiative in order ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter from a prisoner of war, Joseph Connolly, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). Connolly writes a thank you for a package of bread that was sent to him by Lady Clonbrock. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from George A. Lyons, Honorary Secretary, B. Company, Third Battallion, Irish Volunteers, to the Honorary Secretary of Sinn Féin inquiring about the cost of hiring a room on 29 April for a 'smoker' or a recruitment event. George A. Lyo...
Keywords: Business, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Seán Mac Diarmada (1883-1916) to Thomas James (‘Tom’) Clarke (1858–1916), requesting any copies of last week's (April) “Nationality”, with the credit and receipt to be processed by Mr. Connolly. A handwritten note in pencil reads ‘Ga...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Postcard addressed to the home of Éamonn Ceannt (1881-1916), at 2 Dolphin's Terrace, Dolphin's Barn, Dublin. The letter is unsigned. It is addressed to a Miss O'Brennan, likely to be Miss Lily O'Brennan (1878-1948), Ceannt's sister in law. This po...
Keywords: Art and Literature
This is a letter from Sir Henry Augustus Robinson (1857-1927) to Thomas Nally (1869-1932). Robinson writes to apologise for having kept Nally's play, the Spancel of Death, for so long. Robinson hopes that Nally's play will be printed. Sir Henry ...
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