Address from the Cork Harbour Commissioners to Richard Downing Esquire on his retirement from the Office of Chairman of the Board,
|Main Creator:||Cork Harbour Commissioners|
Richard Downing, a prominent Cork business man, is congratulated in the text for advancing the improvement to the navigation, “that when completed, it will enable vessels such as those employed in the Cross Channel Trade to enter and leave the Port at almost all states of the tide” and for his input into serious parliamentary measures being discussed at the time.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Bound and mounted in four leaves, in a fine illuminated ms hand, and watercolour illustrations of local views.
Title page with a depiction of Neptune guarding the harbour entrance Blackrock Castle, other views include the river at Tivoli, and the entrance to the port. Bound in black Morocco with gilt lettering within Greek key and scroll leaf border.
Physical description: 1 volume.
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|MS 42,011||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|