Papers re John Giffard and his family,
|Main Creator:||Giffard, John, 1745-1819|
/1-2: Material collected for a biography of John Giffard with draft fragments; possibly prepared by Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard and used in his "Who Was My Grandfater?"; London, 1865.
/3: Letters to Giffard, mostly re Militia, 1795-1817; congratulatory addresses.
/4: Correspondence etc. of John Giffard. Includes statement of seizure of papers at meeting of United Irishmen in 1794.
/5: Photocopy of Poems, political and miscellaneous: written by members of his family, and collected and printed for private circulation by Edward Giffard, Esq. London, 1843. On front endpaper: "Arthur Giffard from his affect. Brother". Most of the poems are by Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard and include "Orange", first published in Dublin in 1796.
/6: Manuscript book of literary works by Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard.
/7: Correspondence with Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard etc. re estate of John Giffard. Includes valuation of his Bible by the Dublin bookseller Richard Mercier.
/8: Material re involvement of Daniel Frederick Ryan in arrest of Lord Edward Fitzgerald. Includes letters from 2nd Earl Camden to Ryan's son.
/9: Transcription of letters from Stanley Lees Giffard to Dr. Philip Bliss of Oxford, -1840. Incomplete.
/10: "Remembrances of Early Life" being biographical sketch of early years of the 1st Earl of Halsbury, written by the 2nd Earl.
/11: Letter from 1st Earl of Halsbury to his cousin George, 1888 Feb. 2.
/12: Copy affidavits of John Wilson, Sheriff's Peer of Dublin, and others re John Giffard's father, John, d. 1746, sworn before Lord Mayor of Dublin, July 1792.
/13: Printed charges and verdict of a court-martial of John Giffard, Royal Dublin City Regiment of Militia, 1799 (6 copies).
/14: Baptismal certificate of Admiral Sir George Giffard, issued 1827 Feb. 12.
/15: Correspondence etc. with 1st Earl of Halsbury re 1911 Veto Act which limited the powers of the House of Lords.
/16: Letter from Everard Hamilton to Hardinge Frank Giffard re John Giffard's period as Churchwarden at Taney Parish, Dundrum, Co, 1895 May 17 Dublin.
/17: Letter from Arthur MacMurrogh Murphy to 1st Earl of Halsbury re the former's claim to the title of The O'Morchoe, 1896, June 23.
/18: Discharge for legacy made out to Mrs. Mary Giffard and signed by Frances and Richard Sheldon, dated 1788 Apr. 21; with letter from Richard to Mrs. Giffard, dated 1788 Apr. 22.
/19: Letter from Stanley Lees Giffard to? his sister Harriet Phelan re his sons, 1855 May 22.
/20: Pamphlet (lacks titlepage) by Stanley Lees Giffard giving account of his speech as candidate for parliamentary seat for Trinity College, Dublin, .
/21: "Poetry" by the Right Hon. Lord Halsbury, Lord High Chancellor. Offprint from Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom.
/22: Miscellaneous items.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts|
Physical description: 1 box.
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