We the undersigned Deputy-Lieutenants for the County of Westmeath, having received a requisition from the Marquis of Westmeath, ... calling upon us to aid in the collection of the Patriotic Fund ... hereby request a meeting of the magistrates, clergy, ... resident in the Barony of Demifore, to be held ... in ... Castlepollard on Thurdsay, 9th November ...
Call to support the Patriotic Fund in Co. Westmeath to aid those affected by the Crimean War. Dated: 30th October, 1854. Signed: W. Pollard Urquhart, D.L. and William B. Smythe, D.L. The Royal Patriotic Fund (RPF) was created in 1854. Queen Victoria, concerned for the well-being of the widows and orphans of British servicemen dying in the Crimean War, made an appeal for public donations.
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[Mullingar] : Printed at the Office of the "Westmeath Guardian", by J. Siggins, 1854.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Item mounted on secondary board.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; 47 x 29 cm.
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