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Small private collections

 Small private collections

The small private collections range in size from single items to the largest, with sixteen items. Naturally, it is unnecessary to prepare full descriptive lists for such small amounts of material. Most relate to landed families or estates.

Bole family, Park Place, Tashinny, land agents: account books, 1849-1904.

Bond estate, Killoe: estate book, c.1838-c. 1855 (microfilm).

Bond family, Drumnacor, Ballymahon: family papers, 1861-1901.

Pádraic Colum, author: two letters, 1907, c.1958.

Castleforbes, Newtownforbes: workmen’s accounts, 1873-82; 1890-93.

Newcomen Edgeworth, Kilshrewley: will, 1791.

Fr Peter Farrelly P.P., Mostrim: letter, 1880.

William Ferguson, Ballygarvey: account book, 1818-56.

Fetherston estate, Ardagh: including account book, 1820-55 and photograph album, 1877.

Granard Dramatic Society: minute book, 1957-60 and constitution.

Bishop Joseph Hoare: four notes to Mr Cahalan, Ballymahon, 1908-17.        

Elizabeth Howison’s estate, Granard: rent roll, 1856.

Kingstone family, Mosstown, Kenagh: account book, 1816-29 and letter book, 1888-1909(1926)

5th Earl of Longford: letter to Lady Aberdeen, 1891.

Legion of Mary, Ardagh Diocesan Curia: minute book, 1933-41.

Ledwith estate, Ballymahon:   rent book, 1853-82.

Longford Gas Company: volume with details of works done, 1922-25 (microfilm).

Lady Morgan, author: letter to Miss Butler, 1858.

Hugh Morrow, Coraboola House, Tashinny: Landed Estates Court rental, 1861.

Longford Militia: regulation and record book, 1793-1833(1855).

Séan Murray N.T., local historian: manuscript of a short history of Co. Longford.

Joseph MacGuinness, Sinn Féin M.P./T.D.: by-election leaflets, 1917.          

1916 Fiftieth Anniversary Commemoration Committee: minute book, 1966-7.

Viscount Newcomen’s estate, Mosstown, Carriglass and Drumming: rent book, 1822-43.

Catherine O’Rorke, Lanesborough: letter, 1843.                   

Shuldham estate, Ballymahon: account book, 1850-81 and copies of estate maps and plans.

Irish Tourist Association: survey of parishes, 1944.

David Dunlop Urquhart, Castlecore, Ballymahon: deed of purchase, 1856.

Margaret West’s estate: rent book, 1839-86.                                                          

Charles Webb, Park Place, Tashinny, land agent: letter books, 1895-1908; rent book, 1901-03.        

Richard Young: administration of estate, 1788.