Two autograph letters from Standish James O'Grady to a Miss Hackett of Kilkenny,
|Summary:||First letter regrets being able to visit Miss Hackett's home for the newsboys of K. [Kilkenny] to say a few word, "as Lady Desart desired that I would," promising to do so on another occasion, mentioning "My dear friend Captain Cuffe," enclosing a small cheque etc. The second letter withdraws his earlier suggestion that Miss Hackett should prepare a register of the poor and unemployed people of "K", which "however desirable would be quiet beyond the powers of a private person." Miss Hackett was a relation of the writer Francis Hackett, from Kilkenny. |
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
|Notes:||Letters neatly mounted and attractively bound in backed boards holder with printed label, sm. Quarto. |
Physical description: 1 volume (3 pages and 2 pages) ; 20 x 16 cm.
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