IRELAND. Collection of manuscripts, comprising four letters from the correspondence of the merchant and banker John Aylward, with one to his widow (1698-1702 and 1711); with further letters by a Liverpool merchant etc.
Lot 83
IRELAND. Collection of manuscripts, comprising four letters from the correspondence of the merchant and banker John Aylward, with one to his widow (1698-1702 and 1711); with further letters by a Liverpool merchant etc.
Sold for £937 (US$ 1,605) inc. premium
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IRELAND
Collection of manuscripts, comprising four letters from the correspondence of the merchant and banker John Aylward, with one to his widow (1698-1702 and 1711); with further letters by a Liverpool merchant James Meade from Drogheda, 1716 ("...This yeare has bin very hard with the poore people..."); Frederick Hamilton MP to Charles Hamilton at "Dunboyn near Dublin" from Co. Londonderry, 1726 (discussing elections); Marmaduke Coghill to Edward Southwell, from Dublin, 1731 (discussing a legal appointment "in your Town of Kinsale"); Col. Thomas Balfour, from Dungannon, 28 July 1798 ("...I think the state of this country is again such as to authorizes my asking leave to quit..."); John Poo Beresford, from Curraghmore, 1802 (ordering ginger); General Lord Forbes, from Cork, 1815; and four others, on shipping, military appointments, the leasing of a salmon weir, etc.; plus an eighteenth-century transcript of a lease relating to lands in Blarney of 1707; and other material

Footnotes

  • Much of the dispersed correspondence of the important Franco-Irish merchant and banker John Aylward (d. 1705) is now in the National Library of Ireland.
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