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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: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from M.L. Waller of the Home Office in Whitehall, London, to the commandant of Frongach internment camp in Wales. After the Easter Rising over 3,400 men and women were arrested and interned in prisons and camps in Ireland, England...
Keywords: Crime, Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Charles Arthur Munro, governor of Mountjoy prison, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). Munro writes about a proposed visit by Mabel to her hu...
Keywords: Crime
This is a letter from James O'Connor, a solicitor based on Dame Street in Dublin, to Patrick Dyer. O'Connor writes to enclose a letter from the Chief Crown Solicitor. Dyer had been arrested, presumably under the new Defence of the Realm Act, and t...
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: Patronage
Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916), 'The' O'Rahilly, writes to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) to say that he can not lecture for her convention though he would like to. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) suffragette, nationalist, lang...
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, 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, 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, City and Town Life
Letter from Edward J. Birmingham to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877 - 1946). Birmingham writes to thank Skeffington to confirm plans for a get together, though says if she is truly suffering she can meet with him earlier. Hanna Sheehy Skeffington...
Keywords: Patronage, Suffrage, Art and Literature
Letter from Michael Joseph O'Rahilly (1875-1916) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877-1946) thanking Hanna for the tickets and wishes her well for the upcoming concert. O'Rahilly also writes about the commonalities between the Irish suffragist moveme...
Keywords: Patronage, Art and Literature
Letter from V. V. Giri (1894 - 1980) to Hanna Sheehy Skeffington (1877 - 1946). The writer returns tickets that the sender was not able to sell and encloses a donation to the Irish Citizen fund. V. V. Giri was the fourth president of the Republi...
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