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Search Results: 89 Records
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A Letter from a prisoner of war to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). The prison writes concerning some books that he had requested in a previous postcard, books that had not arrived at the prisoner of war camp. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) w...
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, Country Life
Letter from J.Eyre to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) concerning the use of sphagnum moss. This moss was, during the Great War, used for surgical dressings due to a shortage of cotton wool, as well for as its medicinal benefits for combating infection....
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, J. Jackson, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). The letter thanks Lady Clonbrock for cigarettes she had sent via the 'Tobacco Fund' in London. The fund was managed by the 'Weekly Dispatch' newspaper to ...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
A letter to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928) enclosing a card (not attached) from one of '[her] prisoners' and advising that she may wish to renew her subscription. Augusta Caroline Dillon (née Crofton) was the wife of Luke Gerald Dillon (1834-1917),...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from Henry H. Hanley to Lord Castletown (1849-1937) Hanley, as chairman of the Mallow recruitment committee, asks Lord Castletown (Bernard Edward Barnaby FitzPatrick) to preside over the distribution of "Certificates of Honour" as an aid to...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, T West, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). West was incarcerated in Limburg, Germany at the time of the letter. He writes to Lady Clonbrock to thank her for the parcel she sent him, assuring her that '...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918
Letter from a prisoner of war, T West, Connaught Rangers, to Lady Clonbrock (1839-1928). West was incarcerated in Limburg, Germany at the time of this letter. He writes to thank her for the parcel she sent him, writing that he is in good health an...
Keywords: World War 1: 1914-1918, Official Documents
Letter from Labour Party of Bruff, Co. Limerick to British Prime Minister Herbert Henry Asquith (1852-1928). The letter requests that the British government amend the Labourers Ireland Act, ensuring that each Irish labourer that volunteered in the...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from T.J. Hanna, on behalf of John Redmond (1856-1918), to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). Mabel was active in attempting to secure her husband's...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter is from a brigadier-general on the general staff of the British army in Ireland, writing on behalf of Sir John Grenfell Maxwell (1859-1929) to William Henry Brayden (1865-1933) the editor of the 'Freeman's Journal'. The letter complain...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A Letter from the captain in Richmond Barracks to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). The captain writes on behalf of the provost marshal to advise Mrs FitzGe...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter is from Colonel J.H.G. Stantin of the Irish Command, British army, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). The letter informs Mrs. FitzGerald of the s...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A note, from Richmond Barracks, to Mabel FitzGerald (1884-1957). Lieutenant R.F. Sergeant writes in response to a letter of 20 May, advises the recipient that her husband, Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947), is now in Richmond Detention Barracks and m...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A pass from Sergeant J Byrne of the Dublin Metropolitan Police certifying that Thomas Delaney, of Grand Canal Harbour, may travel through Dublin. The pass is dated 5 May 1916.
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter is from Robert Childers Barton (1881-1975), officer in charge of prisoners' effects, Richmond Barracks, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond FitzGerald (1888-1947). The...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
A letter from Robert Childers Barton (1881–1975), officer in charge of prisoners' effects, Richmond Barracks, to Mabel FitzGerald (née Washington McConnell) (1884-1958), wife of politician and intellectual Desmond Fitzgerald (1888-1947). This lett...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
Letter to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer, J.J., congratulates Mrs.O'Rahilly on the birth of her son and hopes that he is a comfort against the 'bitter grief' she must be suffering. Nancy O'Rahilly was a member of the Provisional Council...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
The letter was written on behalf of the chief commissioner of the Dublin Metropolitan Police, Walter Edgeworth-Johnstone (1863-1937), and is in response to complaints from Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington (1877-1946) about visits by detectives to she and ...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This letter is from Máire de Buitléir (1873-1920) It was sent to Nancy O'Rahilly, (1875-1961). The writer expresses sympathy on the death of The O'Rahilly and assures Mrs. O'Rahilly of her prayers - she also prays for her own husband and she is su...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter of condolence to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer expresses deep regret and sorrow at the death of Mrs. O'Rahilly's 'brave and noble husband'. Nancy O'Rahillywas a member of the Provisional Council of Cumann na mBan at th...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter of condolence from M.Malone to Nancy O'Rahilly (1875-1961). The writer expresses sympathy with Mrs. O'Rahilly on the death of her husband and promises to pray every day for the repose of his soul and for Mrs. O'Rahilly's consolati...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a pass issued by a constable in the District Inspector's Office of the Royal Irish Constabulary in Galway. The pass was sent with Fr Thomas Burke to allow him to travel from Galway to Dublin by train and then on to England. The pass also g...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Cis M. Coyle to James Ryan (1891-1970), 3 June 1916. It was written while Ryan was a prisoner in Stafford. The writer refers to people at home who are asking for Ryan, two of his fellow prisoners and requests that Ryan let he...
Keywords: Easter Rising Ireland 1916
This is a letter from Cis M Coyle to James Ryan (1891-1970) on 25 June 1916. This letter was written while Ryan was a prisoner in Stafford. The writer refers to mutual friends at home and those imprisoned after the Rising and discusses the weather...
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