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A selection of :- Irish Acts of Parliament
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  1. Castle Durrow 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. 1732. £40.00
    '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.

  2. Dublin 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. £12.00

  3. Dublin LETTER from Richard Pope, 98 James Street, Dublin. Addressed to unknown correspondent, asking him to thank the Committee of the Religious Tract Society for the grant of tracts they have sent 'May the friend of truth in England water with their prayers the exertions in progress in this country for the diffusion of truth...' 1ęp to, blue paper stuck to back of letter below signature. 1827. £16.00

  4. Meates (Printer and Publisher, Dublin) THE IRISH TIMES and Daily Advertiser Saturday, June 8, 1867. Very large broadsheet newspaper, 4 pages, folds. Section of front page lightly browned. 1867. £13.00
    Includes reports of arrests for 'Fenianism', arrests in Cork and Dublin after suspension of Habeas Corpus Act, long report of Cork Court Martial of Sergeant for being member of Fenian Brotherhood, Fenian Armoury in Loftus Lane, etc.

  5. Meates (Printer and Publisher, Dublin) THE IRISH TIMES and Daily Advertiser, July 12, 1864. Very large broadsheet newspaper, 4 pages, folds. Some slight wear at central fold... together with... the edition of Saturday June 8, 1867. 2 items. 1864-7. £15.00

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