Holroyd-Smyth Family Papers, 1618-1965.
Family and estate papers of the Holroyd-Smyth family of Ballynatray,Co. Waterford. Estate papers include conveyances, leases, rentals, surveys, maps and labour accounts for their holdings in Waterford, Limerick and Cork. Also contains papers for the Grice family of Co. Limerick and the Moore family of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. Richard Smyth married Alice Grice, daughter and co-heir of Richard Grice of Ballycullane, Co. Limerick in 1683. The papers of the Moore family came into the collection due to the marriage of Charlotte Mary Smyth to Charles William Moore, 5th Earl Mount Cashell in 1848. Among the family papers is a large collection of correspondence, the majority of which is that of Richard Smyth (1796-1858)of Ballynatray. The family papers also include a substantial collection of legal and financial papers, genealogical material and photographs, as well as marriage and testamentary material.
II.vi.4.i. Correspondence of Richard Smyth,
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|In Collection:||Holroyd-Smyth Family Papers, 1618-1965|
Mostly legal and financial correspondence between Smyth and his law agents. Includes many letters from Alexander Durdin relating to a large loan of £30,000 being sought by Richard Smyth. Includes some letters from tenants, letters from Mary B. Irvine, his mother, about money concerns, and letters from agents about estate business.
Correspondents include Joseph Lindsey Curtis, W.H. Parker, Alexander Durdin, Carroll & Barry, Christopher Johnson, Patrick Clifford, Mary B. Irvine, Mary Smyth, M. Mortimer, William Cleary, M.G. Adams, John Browne, Henry B. Poer, J.L. Oliver, John Hannan, Michael Clifford, Johanna Clifford, George Lawrence, Charles Maunsell, Grice Blakeney Smyth, Garde & Akinson, Mrs. Hastings Greene, Hodder W. Roberts, Mark Cleary.
|Main Creator:||Smyth, Richard 1796-1858|
c.167 items, 10 folders.
|Call Number:||MS 49,518/89/9 (Manuscripts Reading Room)|
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