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Lease for David Owen's farm and Chamberlain's freehold, Lordship of Tallaght, County Dublin

Parties:
Robert Lord Archbishop of Dublin and John Archbold, Paper Merchant, city of Dublin.

Property:
David Owen's farm and Chamberlain's freehold, Lordship of Tallaght, County Dublin.

Terms &Conditions:
For a term of 21 years, yearly rent of £15 to be paid in four even instalments on the feast of St John the Baptist, St Michael the Archangel, the Nativity of our Blessed Lord and the Annunciation.

Other:
Signed and sealed by John Archbold.

Lease for house and premises in New Row, City of Dublin

Parties:
Michael Kavanagh, Merchant, New Row, City of Dublin and William Dwyer, Gentleman, Usher's Quay, Dublin.

Property:
House and premises in New Row, city of Dublin.

Terms & Conditions:
For a term of 46 years, yearly rent of £100 to be paid in two even instalments on 25 November and 25 May.

Letter from Dr John Thomas Troy, Archbishop of Dublin to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ, English Provincial. Refers to collections for the rebuilding of ‘more than one hundred Chapels in different parts of the Kingdom’,

Letter from Dr John Thomas Troy, Archbishop of Dublin to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ, English Provincial. Refers to collections for the rebuilding of ‘more than one hundred Chapels in different parts of the Kingdom’, most of which were destroyed during the Rebellion. Refers to letters shown to him by ‘Mr. [Richard] Callaghan’ from Fr Gabriel Grüber in which the latter styles himself ‘Praepositus Generalis Societatis Iesu’ and announces that the Society is ‘perfectly re-established by the Holy See’. Expresses his doubts in this regard. Remarks, 'No one more sincerely deplored the suppression of the Society that I did, nor wishes more anxious for its reestablishment'.

Troy, John Thomas, 1739-1823, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin

Letter from Fr Thomas Betagh to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ concerning a discussion between Fr Callaghan and Archbishop Troy on the fund of the ex-Jesuits in Ireland

Letter from Fr Thomas Betagh to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ. Relates that four years previously Fr Callaghan had discussed with Archbishop Troy the fund of the ex-Jesuits in Ireland. Refers to a letter from Cardinal di Pietro to Troy on the matter, of which a copy is transcribed on the same document.

Betagh, Thomas, 1738-1811, Jesuit priest

Assignment for lands of Newtown, Castlebancroft and Fazakerlys, County Dublin

Parties:
Anne Archbold, Elizabeth Archbold, Mary Archbold, Spinsters, City of Dublin of the first part, Sarah Kavanagh, Widow of the second part and Gerald Archbold and Michael Hanrahan of the third part.

Property:
Lands of Newtown, Castlebancroft and Fazakerlys, County Dublin.

Terms & Conditions:
To secure a payment of £1,600.

Other:
Signed and sealed.

Letter from Fr Charles Aylmer SJ, Palermo, Italy to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ, 14 Clarendon Street, Dublin

Letter from Mr Charles Aylmer SJ, Palermo, Italy to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ, 14 Clarendon Street, Dublin describing life amongst the community in Palermo and his work. Refers to Fr Gahan's work in Ireland. Remarks 'You cannot but be well persuaded of the interest we must all take in history of the commencement and progress of our little Irish Province. We have received no information whatever on this subject, and only know that three of you are actually in Dublin'. Remarks that both himself and Fr St. Leger have been ordained. Concludes 'Give me some account of your situation, employment etc. - but remember I do not mean to gratify curiosity; I only wish as much as may satisfy my affection and regard for you all and my zeal for the cause in which you have been the first to embark. Storms may assail you, but you know they are a distinctive mark of every good undertaking.'

Aylmer, Charles, 1786-1849, Jesuit priest

Fr Gahan's wish to administer to the Catholic population on the Isle of Man

Letter from James Duff, Liverpool to Rev. Matthew J. Gahan SJ, Hardwicke Street Chapel, Dublin seeking confirmation of Fr Gahan's wish to administer to the Catholic population on the Isle of Man. Remarks that he has been in contact with the Bishop who agreed to appoint Fr Gahan to the post as long as his own Bishop agrees.

Duff, James

Letter from William and James Duff, Douglas, Isle of Man to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ

Letter and copy of a letter from William and James Duff, Douglas, Isle of Man to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ, Hardwicke Street Chapel, Dublin expressing their satisfaction that Fr Gahan is to live and administer in the Isle of Man. Remarks 'we feel that in regard to pecuniary matters you will be a sufferer to a considerable extent by the change. But if the satisfaction of having done an important service to religion as well as to its followers, can be any compensation for this sacrifice you must certainly have an ample recompense.'

Duff, James

Letter from Bishop Penswick to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ on a potential visit to the Isle of Man

Letter from Bishop Penswick, Liverpool to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ, Isle of Man concerning a visit he had intended to make to the island. Remarks that because the habeas corpus act has not been sanctioned by the legislators he is going to postpone his visit. Remarks 'I have often thought of you and even expected to be in a situation to relieve your wants; whenever my hopes are realised I will not overlook you.'

Penswick, Thomas, 1772-1836, Roman Catholic Bishop

Renewal of lease for 7 Sackville Street, Parish of St Thomas, city of Dublin

Parties:
Patrick Nolan, Tobacconist, Sackville Street, city of Dublin and Jonathan Carr and Charles Kohler, Merchant Tailors, 7 Lower Sackville Street, city of Dublin.

Property:
7 Sackville Street, Parish of St. Thomas, city of Dublin.

Terms and Conditions:
Yearly rent of £163.13 (late currency), £151.1.3 sterling paid in four quarterly payments on 1st March, 1st June, 1st September and 1st December.

Other:
Signed and sealed by the parties

Letter from Fr Patrick Meagher SJ, writing from Gardiner Street, Dublin to Fr Patrick Bracken SJ, St Stanislaus College Tullabeg, County Offaly

Letter from Fr Patrick Meagher SJ, writing from Gardiner Street, Dublin, to Fr Patrick Bracken SJ, Vice Provincial, St Stanislaus College Tullabeg, King's County (County Offaly). Refers to the case of a young [novice] – ‘H.T.’, who is suffering from some sort of illness. Reports that he (Meagher) consulted a surgeon on the state of the man’s health. Reports that he received a letter that morning from Fr Bartholomew Esmonde SJ in Rome, who wrote about the church re-decoration in which he was involved, and also, more extensively, about a lecture given in Rome, which cast aspersions on the Catholic clergy of Ireland. Also refers to a letter he received from Fr Aylmer. Describes preparations for the ‘Festival’, including the recruiting of clergy to say Mass. Reports on the progress of building work also.

Meagher, Patrick, 1799-1855, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Peter Kenney SJ, writing to Fr Patrick Bracken SJ Church of St Francis, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin

Letter from Fr Peter Kenney SJ, writing to Fr Patrick Bracken SJ Church of St Francis, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin. Suggests that the latter hold his Consultation at Clongowes, and that it be deferred until after Easter. Refers to the books brought back from Paris by Mr O'Grady, and asks Fr Bracken to let him know which ones to keep. Reports on a Novena he participated in, and also on the exercise he has been taking recently.

Kenney, Peter J, 1779-1841, Jesuit priest and educator

Renewal of lease for 7 Sackville Street, city of Dublin

Parties:
Esther Gibson, Sandymount, County Dublin and John Philip Nolan, Solicitor, Upper Abbey Street, city of Dublin.

Property:
7 Sackville Street, city of Dublin

Terms and Conditions:
Yearly rent of £113.15 (late currency), £105 sterling to be paid in equal quarterly payments on1st March, 1st June, 1st September and 1st December. John Philip Nolan may quit the premises at the end of any fifth year of the term providing six months notice has been given.

Signed and sealed by the parties

Volume entitled ‘O'Connell’s Letter 1833’ presented to ‘the Jesuit Fathers of St. Francis Xavier’s Upper Gardiner Street...'

Specially bound volume entitled ‘O'Connell’s Letter 1833’ presented to ‘the Jesuit Fathers of St. Francis Xavier’s Upper Gardiner Street For their Library. In grateful memory of much kindness received from them for nearly forty years’ from ‘W.L.' '. Includes colour poster of Daniel O'Connell (1775-1847) and O'Connell’s name and address (written in his own hand) attached to the frontispiece. Contains two letters:

4 April 1833
Letter from Daniel O'Connell, London to Richard Barrett, editor of the 'Pilot' newspaper, Suffolk Street, Dublin, to be published as an open letter to the people of Ireland. ‘This is the first of a series of Letters which I intend to publish on the present state and future prospects of our Country including the best suggestions I can give for regulating your conduct in the manner most calculated to mitigate the evils of the one and to insure the amelioration of the other.’ (Letter is divided into five envelopes, each containing nine pages. Franked 6 April 1833.) 45pp

Richard Barrett, editor of the Pilot was prosecuted by the government for having published on 8 April 1833, the last letter. He was tried and found guilty, imprisoned for six months and fined £100. During his imprisonment, O'Connell paid Barrett a total of £656, consisting of his £100 fine, £150 in American subscriptions and weekly sums amounting to £406.

18 February 1840
Private letter from Daniel O'Connell, 16 Pall Mall, London, to David R. Pigot, Solicitor General, concerning the Municipal Reform Bill. Letter published in full in Maurice R. O'Connell’s (ed.) 'The Correspondence of Daniel O'Connell, Vol. VI, 1837-1840' (Blackwater Dublin for the Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1977) p.308/9 (2687a), where the source is given as ‘Jesuit Fathers, Gardiner Street, Dublin.’
2pp

Letter from Fr William Stack Murphy SJ, St Mary’s, Lebanon, Kentucky, U.S.A. to Fr Patrick Bracken SJ

From Fr William Stack Murphy SJ, St Mary’s, Lebanon, Kentucky, U.S.A. to Fr Patrick Bracken SJ. Thanks him for the books that were brought out by Dr Litton. Refers to the fact that Fr Peter Kenney SJ had been appointed Rector of Palermo. Asks Fr Bracken to arrange for a subscription to be made to the 'London Tablet'. Refers to the Teetotalism and Partial Abstinence campaign in the US. Answers Daniel O'Connell’s views on America’s tradition of slavery. Gives a brief outline of the establishment of the school (St Mary’s in Kentucky).

Murphy, William Stack, 1803-1875, Jesuit priest

Conveyance of property at Ballawly, County Dublin

Parties:
Patrick Lynch, Esquire, Tara Hall, County Meath and Fr Charles James Lynch SJ, Clongowes Wood College SJ, County Kildare.

Property:
One fourth part of the lands of Ballally otherwise Ballawly known as Rockbawn Farm.

Terms and Conditions:
For the life and lives of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, Charles William, Marquis of Kildare and Matthew Patterson names in the lease of 30 June 1838. Payment of rent and renewal fines as stated in the original lease.

Other:
Signed and sealed

Deed between John Marquis of Ely, John Henry Loftus and John Hare

Parties:
John Marquis of Ely of the first part, The Honorable John Henry Loftus (Lord Viscount Loftus) of the second part and John Hare, esquire, Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin of the third part.

Property:
Rathfarnham House, Parish of Rathfarnham, Barony of Newcastle, County Dublin.

Terms and Conditions:
For the life of John Marquis of Ely.

Other:
Signed and sealed by Ely and Loftus.

Letter from James O'Shaughnessy to Fr Robert St Leger SJ

Letter from James O'Shaughnessy to Fr Robert St Leger SJ (Vice-Provincial), Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin concerning Fr Gahan's will. Remarks that he has only found a copy of the will and remarks 'I look upon the case a quite a hopeless one.' Continues 'The original will and whatever title deeds were in existence, I conclude from these letters, went into the possession of Father Aylmer - what became of them since there is nothing to inform us.' Concludes 'Should you think it necessary to write to this gentleman now in the Isle of Man to Dr Briggs or to any other of the inheritors, I take the liberty of telling you not to do so, till you previously allow me to wait on you…'

O'Shaughnessy, James

Fee Farm Grant for dwelling house on Lower Sackville Street

Parties:
William Napoleon Nolan, Esquire, Lower Dominick Street, city of Dublin and Thomas Henry Kohler, Merchant Tailor, 7 Lower Sackville Street, city of Dublin.

Property:
Dwelling house on Lower Sackville Street

Terms and Conditions:
Yearly rent of £151.1.4 sterling to be paid in four equal payments on 1st March, 1st June, 1st September and 1st December.

Fee Farm Grant for 7 Sackville Street, City of Dublin

Parties:
Samuel Page, Notary Public, Dame Street, Dublin and William Napoleon Nolan, Esquire, 32 College Green, Dublin.

Property:
7 Sackville Street, City of Dublin

Terms and Conditions:
£105 sterling to be paid in four quarterly payments on 1st March, 1st June, 1st September and 1st December.

Other:
Signed and sealed by the parties

Correspondence relating to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ

Correspondence relating to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ, who was Irish Vice Provincial, 11 February 1858-7 December 1860 and the first Provincial of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 8 December 1860 - [ ] 1863. No index.

Lentaigne, Joseph, 1805-1884, Jesuit priest

'Biblia Sacra' - Fr Gerard Manley Hopkins’s own copy of the Vulgate

'Biblia Sacra'. Fr Gerard Manley Hopkins’s own copy of the Vulgate. Signed by him ‘Gerardi Manley Hopkins. Octobris XXXI, in vigil, omn. sanct. MDCCCLXVI’ (the day he was received into the Catholic Church). With 'St. Ignatius' College S.J. Dublin.' stamp. Petal of blossom flowers p115 and p546 . Copy of vulgate stops at Proverbs, Chapter 19. Index refers to 1313pp.

Letter concerning the two fathers setting out from Ireland to establish the Australian Mission

Letter from the Irish Fr Provincial Edmund O'Reilly SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to [ ] concerning two fathers setting out from Ireland to establish the Australian Mission (Fr William Kelly SJ and Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ). Refers to Fr Therry's brother in Cork who has agreed to co-operate in anyway so that the Jesuit fathers may secure their bequest.

O'Reilly, Edmund J, 1811-1878, Jesuit priest

Letter from the Irish Fr Provincial to the Bishop of Melbourne, on the arrival of two Jesuits

Copy of a letter from Irish Fr Provincial Edmund O'Reilly SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to the Bishop of Melbourne, James Alipius Goold, concerning the arrival of Frs Lentaigne and Kelly in Australia in order '...to take preliminary steps for the establishment of our Society in Melbourne.'

O'Reilly, Edmund J, 1811-1878, Jesuit priest

Sherwood Fields, Galway

Copy of draft deed related to lands in Sherwood Fields, Rahoon, Galway deposited with the Sisters of Mercy, 'This Indenture made the 23 day of May 1864 Between Joseph Lentaigne of Upper Gardiner Street in the City of Dublin and Fr Stephen A Farrell SJ of the Town of Galway...John William Whaley of Hardwick Street'. Written on a copy of the register of persons entitled to vote for the election of MP's of the Barony of Kilconnell, County Galway, 30 November 1861 - 1 December 1862.

Lentaigne, Joseph, 1805-1884, Jesuit priest

Letters from Cardinal Cullen to Fr John Curtis SJ granting permission to Fr Curtis to preach and lead devotions

A file of letters from Cardinal Cullen (by his the amanuensis and secretary Patrick Moran) to Fr John Curtis SJ granting permission to Fr Curtis to preach and lead devotions at the Pro-Cathedral, in particular on the feast of the Sacred Heart. Also grants permission for the Association of the Tabernacle and Poor Churches to be affiliated to the main association in Brussels.

Cullen, Paul, 1803-1878, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin and cardinal

Triennial Documents, 1868

Documents concerning:

  • First Catalogue (Catalogus Personarum Primus);
  • Second Catalogue (Catalogus Personarum Secundus);
  • Lives of those who have died (Summarium vitae defunctorum);
  • Province Accounts (Status temporalis trienalis domorum et arcarum Provinciae);
  • Lists of admissions to the Novitiate, First and Final Vows, etc. (Elenchi Triennales Admissorum in noviciatum, Admissorum ad Vota Prima et Ultima);
  • Catalogus Rerum.

Also, see ADMN/9/2. Documents relating to the 1862 Provincial Congregation.

Material collected by Fr John Grene SJ on the life of Mr James Murphy SJ

  • IE IJA J/47/1
  • File
  • 14 September - 2 December 1869
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file of material collected by Fr John Grene SJ on the life of Mr James Murphy SJ, a scholastic who drowned whilst on villa (holiday) at Poulaphuca, County Wicklow. The contributors provide information of his life as a student at Clongowes Wood College and later as a novice in the Society.

Grene, John, 1807-1887, Jesuit priest

Letters to Irish Fr Provincial Edmund J O'Reilly SJ

A file of letters to Irish Fr Provincial Edmund J O'Reilly SJ (term as Fr Provincial 1863 - 19 April 1870). Includes an index/précis to the letters by [ ]. Other letters including undated letters have been added to, but not described, Fr E O'Reilly's list, J455.

Lease of property to John Edmond Byrne of Gilford Road, Sandymount in the Barony of Dublin

Copy of lease

Parties:
(1) The Right Honorable Richard Charles Francis, Earl of Clanwilliam in Ireland and the Most Honorable George William Frederick, Marquis of Ailesbury (the trustees of the last will and testament of the Right Honorable Richard late Viscount Fitzwilliam in Ireland, deceased);
(2) The Right Honorable George Robert Charles, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery;
(3) John Edmond Byrne of Upper Baggot Street in the County of Dublin, grocer.

Property:
All that lot or parcel of ground with the dwelling house and offices now standing thereon situate in the east side of Gilford Road, Sandymount in the Barony of Dublin, in the County of Dublin, bounded on the north-west, west and south-west by Guilford Road and Sandymount Green, and on the north and north-east partly by the holding of James Beckett, partly by the holding of Susan and Louisa Hepenstal and partly by an unleased portion of the Estate of the Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, together with all the rights, members and appurtenances to the said lot or parcel of ground belonging or in any wise appertaining

Terms and conditions:
George Robert Charles, Earl of Pembroke, the party of the second part, being under the age of twenty-one, the parties of the first part demise, set and to farm-let unto John Edmond Byrne the above property (reserving to said George Robert Charles all manner of mines, minerals and royalties), to have and to hold from 29 September 1869, for and during the term of 150 years, yielding and paying unto George Robert Charles the yearly rents of £95 and £190.0.0; the former sum to be paid during the first three years, and the latter sum to be paid during the remainder of the term. Within the first eighteen months of the said term, Byrne to build and complete in a good and workmanlike manner on the said demised premises fronting to Gilford Road five good and substantial dwelling houses, of the best materials well roofed and covered with slates and best lead not more or less than two stories high and shall enclose the said demised premises with a stone or brick wall within the first twelve months of the said term, and within the first eighteen months of said term to expend the sum of £500.0.0 at least in putting the dwelling house and offices now standing on the premises into a permanent and complete condition of repair.

Other:
Accompanied by a map of the property. Includes a consent dated 28 May 1903, stating that the lessee shall, so long as any of the instalments payable to the Intermediate Education Board on foot of a loan about to be made on the security of the premises shall remain unpaid, use that portion of the said premises now known as the Academical Institution as a boarding school. Also includes a statement of consent dated 7 May 1918 by the Right Honorable Reginald, Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, that the yearly rent of one hundred and ninety pounds reserved by the lease shall from 25 March 1918 be abated or reduced by the sum of £65.0.0 per annum.

Letter from Sr M. Catherine of the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, St Mary’s, Limerick, to Fr Stephen Farrell SJ

Letter from Sr M. Catherine of the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, St Mary’s, Limerick, to Fr Stephen Farrell SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin. Conveys her thanks, through the latter, to the anonymous benefactor, who gave a donation of £100 for the use of her Convent. Includes a handwritten receipt for the above donation, signed by Sister Mary Catherine Bren.

Letter from Fr. Matthew Russell SJ to the Irish Fr Provincial regarding the first volume of 'The Irish Monthly'

Letter from Fr. Matthew Russell SJ to the Irish Fr Provincial. Refers to the publication of the first volume of 'The Irish Monthly' as regards finances. Suggests that Fr Clery be appointed as financial manager, and discusses advertising in the publication. Also discusses the layout and encloses a trade-mark design (included).

Russell, Matthew, 1834 -1912, Jesuit priest and editor

Memorandum by Fr William Delany SJ, regarding the purchase of Killiney Castle by the Society of Jesus

Handwritten memorandum by Fr William Delany SJ, regarding the purchase of Killiney Castle by the Society of Jesus. Describes in detail the events leading up to, and surrounding, the purchase of the property. Describes how Fr Walsh (Irish Fr Provincial) insisted on telling the Cardinal about the purchase before the transfer had been completed ‘He went accordingly and returned in a very short time quite disappointed. The Cardinal had received the proposal unfavourably...’. Continues ‘I then said it would be my duty at once to inform Mr Warren (owner of Killiney castle) of this difficulty...He replied that it did not surprise him as he half suspected the Cardinal wished to have the place himself...’. Refers to his (Fr Delany’s) meeting with the Cardinal who finally agreed to allow the deal with Mr Warren to be completed. Remarks that a second meeting with Mr Warren revealed that a better offer had been received and accepted by him ‘I was much disappointed of course and asked him the purchaser’s name and the terms. He told me Mr Richard Martin had bought the property for 11,000 cash...’. Describes a meeting with Mr Martin and their agreement ‘...I finally asked him what he would have for his bargain as he had said he brought it as a speculation. He replied...£1,000 on his bargain.’. Concludes that the purchase of property was completed a few weeks later.

Delany, William, 1835-1924, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr Joseph Tappeiner SJ to Fr Nicholas Walsh SJ concerning the prospect of two Jesuit Fathers being sent out to Norwood

Letter from Fr Joseph Tappeiner SJ, Superior of the Austro-Hungarian Mission, St. Ignatius, Norwood to Fr Nicholas Walsh SJ concerning the prospect of two Jesuit Fathers being sent out to Norwood. Expresses his satisfaction at the news and advises that the Fathers should be young men. Remarks 'We find that it is always more difficult for men whose habits are already formed to get into the way of colonial life.'

Tappeiner, Joseph, 1820-1882, Jesuit priest and missionary

Letter from J. A. Hoare to Fr Nicholas Walshe SJ on the opening of a Christian Bros house in Melbourne

Letter from J. A. Hoare, Novitiate of the Christian Brothers, Belvidere House, Drumcondra to Fr Nicholas Walsh SJ concerning a letter he received from the Brother Director of one of their houses in Melbourne referring to the Bishop's decision that until the needs of Melbourne had been addressed he would not sanction the opening of another house in his diocese (i.e. Richmond).

Hoare, J. A.

Document entitled ‘Testimonials of Doctor Michael F. Cox’

Typescript document entitled ‘Testimonials of Doctor Michael F. Cox’ which details his qualifications and includes 15 testimonials from doctors and surgeons he has worked with or studied under. 10 original handwritten testimonials which appear in the typescripts testimonial are included.

Cox, Michael Francis, 1852-1926, physician

Documents related to the medical registration of Michael F. Cox

File of documents related to the medical registration of Michael F. Cox, Hillsgrove Lodge, Kilmore, Drumsna, County Leitrim to the Branch Medical Council for Ireland. Includes receipt of £5 fee for registration and forms for change of residence on medical register and entitlement to a copy of the medical register.

General Council of Medical Education and Registration of the United Kingdom, 1858

Triennial Documents, 1877

Documents concerning:

  • First Catalogue (Catalogus Personarum Primus);
  • Second Catalogue (Catalogus Personarum Secundus);
  • House Histories (Historia Domus), form some 1868-1877;
  • Annual Letters (Litterae Annuae);
  • Province Accounts (Status temporalis trienalis domorum et arcarum Provinciae);
  • Lists of admissions to the Novitiate, First and Final Vows, etc. (Elenchi Triennales Admissorum in noviciatum, Admissorum ad Vota Prima et Ultima).

Letters addressed to Michael F. Cox

File of handwritten and typescript letters addressed to Michael F. Cox (father of Arthur Cox) from the following individuals:

  • Dr Thomas Hayden, 30, Harcourt Street, and 18, Merrion Square North, Dublin (6 items, 1873-1877);
  • D Robert Cryan, 54, Rutland Square, West, Dublin (8 September 1876);
  • Sr Ignatius Keenan, Convent of Our Lady, St Catherine’s, Baggot Street, Dublin (1 September 1876);
  • Dr Bartholomew Woodlock, Catholic University of Ireland, 86, St. Stephens Green, Dublin (22 September 1876);;
  • Bishop Laurence Gillooly, Diocese of Elphin, Sligo (6 July 1877);

Letters of thanks, ‘I beg to acknowledge, with thanks, receipt of copy of your inaugural address to the Literary and Historical Society…’ (11 January 1873), of application, ‘In reference to your letter of application for a Demonstratorship in the School of Medicine…’ (16 September 1875) and of impending vacancies to which Michael Cox is deemed suitable ‘Would you think of going in for a provincial appointment? The Workhouse Dispensary in Longford is vacant… (22 September 1876) make up the bulk of the correspondence.

Cox, Michael Francis, 1852-1926, physician

Letter from Fr John Grene SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Mr Higgin, the purchaser of Killiney Castle from the Society of Jesus

Letter from Fr John Grene SJ, Milltown Park, Dublin to Mr Higgin (the purchaser of Killiney Castle from the Society of Jesus) concerning the payment of income tax on Killiney Castle. Refers to the house insurance premium which requires Mr Higgin’s name to be put on the policy.

Grene, John, 1807-1887, Jesuit priest

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen, Tagoat, Wexford to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, concerning a meeting with Dr. Warren

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen, Tagoat, Wexford to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin concerning a meeting with Dr Warren. Remarks ‘He could not be kinder with me and told he would place no obstacle in the way of my vocation.’ Refers also to shares in National Bank stock he (Fr Cullen) intends to sign over to the Society.

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen to Fr James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial regarding his wish to join the Society of Jesus

Letter from Fr James A. Cullen, House of Missions, Enniscorthy, County Wexford to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin regarding his wish to join the Society of Jesus. Remarks ‘...my life for years has been drifting in this direction.’. Requests a meeting with Rev Tuite SJ; includes a letter from Dr Cruise, 93 Merrion Square, Dublin to Rev Tuite concerning Fr Cullen. Remarks ‘I don’t find any objection to his carrying out this wish.’.

Copy letter from Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial to Fr James A. Cullen concerning Fr Cullen’s entrance to the noviceship

Copy letter from Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin to Fr James A. Cullen concerning Fr Cullen’s entrance to the noviceship and reminding him to obtain his “letteres dimissoriales” from Dr Warren. Remarks that he hopes to be able to secure a place on the continent. Refers also to the issue of money and remarks ‘We have not any shares in Banks nor do we want our money in that way.’ Suggests that the shares should be transferred to Fr Cullen’s name, sold and reinvested.

Tuite, James, 1831-1891, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr James A. Cullen SJ, Arlon, Belgium to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin

  • IE IJA J/24/10
  • File
  • 23 November 1881 - 15 February 1882
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file of letters from Fr James A. Cullen SJ, Arlon, Belgium to Rev James Tuite SJ, Irish Provincial, Milltown Park, Dublin.

  • discusses his progress in the noviceship and details how he spends his days. (23 November 1881, 6pp);
  • remarks ‘I am devoting every spare moment to the study of the “Exercises” ' ( 8 January 1882, 2pp);
  • refers to the masses sent to him by Rev. Tuite SJ, ‘I am writing for a fresh supply - As I say all the masses primarily for your intentions now...I get through their number quickly...’. Refers to the Bank shares remarking ‘I had a note from Fr. Greene desiring to have the Bank Shares transferred to Railway Stock...I am quite willing that he should do with them whatever he thinks best.’ (15 February 1882, 3pp).

Letters from Fr Michael Dooley SJ to Irish Fr Provincial James Tuite SJ relating to finances of the Australian Mission

A file of letters from Fr Michael Dooley SJ, St. Francis Xavier's College, Kew, Australia to Irish Fr Provincial James Tuite SJ Includes a letter referring to the finances of St. Francis Xavier's College. Expresses his concern over the debts that have accumulated. Remarks that the Archbishop has opened a new High School and appears to have lost confidence in St. Francis Xavier's College. Refers to Fr Therry's estate and remarks that it has been sold off '...and what has become of the money, I can't say.' Concludes that a debt of £20,000 has accumulated. (3 July 1881, 4pp).

Dooley, Michael, 1850-1922, Jesuit priest

'The Acharnians of Aristophanes'

'The Acharnians of Aristophanes' translated into English Verse by Robert Yelverton Tyrrell (Dublin: Hodges Figgis & Co., Dublin University Press Series). With author’s dedication inside front cover ‘Gerard Hopkins from R Y Tyrell.’ With stamp of St. Ignatius’ College S.J. Dublin.

Tyrrell, Robert Yelverton, 1844-1914, Irish classical scholar

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