John Toomey Collection
|Main Creator:||Toomey, John|
I.: 1 photograph of Nellie & Mike Toomey with a photocopy of obituary to Nellie Toomey in the "The Voice of Labour", October 13, 1923; II.: Song sheet of "The Old Fenian Gun" by Phil O'Neill, dedicated to Fergus O'Connor; III.: Copy of the 1916 proclamation; IV.: Dublin Metropolitan Police, Permanent Pass for Miss Nellie Toomey signed by the Commissioner; V.: 5 autographed signed ms letters from John Toomey in Knutsford Jail and Frongoch Internment Camp, 1916 (14 pages); VI.: Autographed signed ms letter from Maura to John Toomey, undated; VII.: 2 ms songs "Eight Shiny Buttons" and "Anniversary Song - Easter 1918", 6 pages
VIII.: 1 prison autograph album for Stafford Detention Barracks and later Frongoch Interment Camp, July 1916. Contains autographs and a sketch of the interior of the hut at Frongoch. Inserted into album are 3 newspaper cuttings relating to the 1916 Easter Rising and 2 prayer cards "Prayer to the Mother of Perpetual Succour" in English and Irish; IX.: Autographed signed ms letter from Kevin O'Higgins on headed "Office of Adjutant General" paper, appointing Commandant John Toomey as Military Governor of Maryboro (Portlaoise) Jail, 23rd July 1922. 1 sheet; X.: Signed application form to the Minister for Defence for a certificate of military service, made by John Charles Toomey (6 pages); XI.: 1 certifcate of military service for John Charles Toomey, signed 1st July 1925; XII.: 1 typescript signed letter from the Minister of Defence secretary to John Charles Toomey, granting him the certifcate. 1 sheet. 6th July 1925.
XIII.: Typescript autographed letter of reference for John Toomey from General Peadar McMahon, Department of General Staff, General Headquarters, Parkgate, Dublin, April 8th, 1924; XIV.: Award certicate of military pension to John Toomey, 23rd July 1925; XV.: Typescript signed letter from Colonel Michael Costello praising the career of John Toomey; XVI.: Typescript copy of "Speech of the Bishop of Limerick at Limerick Corporation" (4 pages); XVII.: Two circular leather badges with the letters and numbers: D3 81 and C1 45 on them.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Letters and papers relating to John Toomey and Joseph Toomey.
Physical description: 24 items (27 leaves) ; 38 x 24 cm.
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|MS 41,662||Manuscripts Reading Room||Manuscripts|