Original ms journal of Rear Admiral Sir John Hill and his involvement in the relief of the famine in Ireland during 1831,
1831 June - August.
|Main Creator:||Hill, John, Sir 1774-1855|
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Written on 96 pages folio (on one half section of each page), together with two tables (4 pages folio) and 2 pages folio, showing the distribution of food to each village in the counties of Mayo and Galway, together with an official letter (12 pages large folio) from the Admiralty to Hill dated June 6th 1831. Hill's journal is gathered in 5 parts and is apparently complete (though the last part is number '10' in a later hand) and covers the period June 6th to August 8th 1831.
Physical description: 8 items.
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