LETTER to William Flower from David Drewett, dated Apr. 5th, 1732. Congratulates him on the celebrations held for four days when the Viceroy made held his court at his house, says he is glad 'my little Dear Harry', Flower's son, has a tutor at last, and mentions that the Duchess of Kent and Lady Limerick are soon to add to the number of Lady Portland's grandchildren.
3p., 4to, 56 lines in a rather untidy hand. Tipped on to album leaf down extreme left edge.
¶ 'I was mightily pleas'd to Hear of yr visitt yr King & Queen made you, & wish I could have seen the Form & Ceremony of Adapting A New Name for yr House - by yr Description of it I believe twas very Diverting, I am Sure the Addition of Castle to Durrow gives it a Noble Sound... for the New Title, I am Privately Whispered, you are soon to Have..' William Flower built Castle Durrow 1712-16, and it was known as one of the finest houses in Ireland. He became Baron Castle Durrow in 1733.
COPY ASSIGNMENT of Miss Georges and The Revd. Mr Roberts of Assignment made by the Executor of Richard Gorges Esq. to Mr Ferdinandus Webber, Organ Builder, of House offices and Ground in Marlborough St., Dublin.
2p., folio, folded.
Copy made 1840 of original of 1779.
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