Two manuscript volumes relating to the finances and upkeep of Fitzwilliam Square;
|Main Creator:||Fitzwilliam Square Residents Association|
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
Includes notes relating to the Fitzwilliam Ward Recruiting Committee during the First World War and the distribution of 'Certificates of Honour' in the Square. References to the fact that there were problems caused by the Royal Air Force [who occupied two houses in the square during the war] –in particular what was considered their inconsiderate use of motor horns at early hours of the morning and a refusal to pay Square Tax for the maintenance of the area saying "...the Crown is not bound by any Act of Parliament or bye-law imposing taxes on private individuals". Includes the signatures of artist and PRHA Dermod O'Brien and John F. Cunningham, Dr. Brian Pringle, Dr. F. S. Bourke and members of the Jellet family amongst others [artist Jack B. Yeats also resided on the square during the period covered].
Physical description: 2 [unpaged]; volumes
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|MS 42,137(1-2)||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|
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