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December 17, 1851 Raharney, Ireland to Killucan, Ireland with "blue paper" 1d red.
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Armagh to Dublin, dated 18 September 1845
1d Mulready cancelled with Irish barred numeral (8 Armagh)

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I've finally been catching up with writing up recent acquisitions. Here are the most recent pages of Irish barred numerals...
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Page one of first pass at sorting my accululation of diamond cancellations, before weeding out the chaff.

Third line is County, eg Lao is County Laois, formally Queens County.

Number 12 of Arva was reallocated to Ashbourne, previously 13, in the list of 1874. Plate numbers can be useful in identifying which town applies to reallocated numbers.

I have just completed a detailed research of over 1,000 Irish postal history entires and covers up to 1850. I will get around to posting some of the more interesting finds, particulary of contents and names.

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Dear Cill Dara,

You have a nice assembly but do please be careful. Your '3' is probably <312> of Loughrea, your '4' is <24...> - I cannot quite make out the scan on this one and the '12s' you show are I believe ...... ?? a London mark ..... certainly NOT Irish .........but do please keep on showing them. I use the < > symbols to indicate an Irish diamond numeral.
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Dear Cill Dara,

You have a nice assembly but do please be careful. Your '3' is probably <312> of Loughrea, your '4' is <24...> - I cannot quite make out the scan on this one and the '12s' you show are I believe ...... ?? a London mark ..... certainly NOT Irish .........but do please keep on showing them. I use the < > symbols to indicate an Irish diamond numeral.
Stan Challis (happily marooned in Guernsey for the 'duration')

Hi Stan,

As I declared, this is a first pass at sorting my accumulation and I plan to do a weeding exercise.

We all sometimes make an uncertain item "fit" and I readily declare myself guilty as charged. :)

Look forward to meeting you at Stampa........hopefully.

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Ballytore, Co. Kildare
( From the Emerald Collection of David Feldman )

Envelope with Ballytore SE 5 1871 C, broken inner arc PM.
Ballytore 56 diamond, 6d. mauve PL9 and 3d. rose PL6, both from edge of pane.
Athy single ring D SE 5 71 PM.
Melbourne single ring 7 A OC 25 71 PM.

Hussey Burgh Macartney was the first Dean of Melbourne,from 1852 to 1894. He was the son of Sir John Macartney and Anne Burgh, daughter of Thomas Burgh, Bert House, Athy, Co. Kildare.

Ballytore, Co. Kildare was the home of the Shackletons. Sir Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic explorer, was born in nearby Kilkee, Co. Kildare/ Cill Dara.

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Dublin 1742

Entire dated 20 Apr 1742, from H. Henry, Dublin to Charles Monson, Pay Office, London.

Charles Monson M.P. was appointed Deputy Paymaster to His Majesty's Forces in 1737.

Reference - "account Irish money £8208-4-10 1/4"

Small 26mm Dublin in black.
Small Dublin AP 20 Bishop Mark.
London Bishop Mark 26 AP.


Yes, I know there's no stamp..........it's 1742. :mrgreen:

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Used in Ireland, by plate number.

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Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Postcard from Newbridge to Cpl. W. Sleven, Curragh Camp.
From the Miss Edith Whitehead, Eyre St. correspondance, with coded message.
Her father, Charles Whitehead, was a publican in Newbridge (Flanagan's Bar, Eyre St.) and a retired QMS,
Royal Engineers. (1911 Census)

Scarce NEWBRIDGE IRELD OC 31 08 single ring cds.


Newbridge Ireland was the normal postmark, to distinguish from Newbridge in Wales.

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Leixlip 1845

Letter dated 17 Jul 1845 from D Simmonds, Collinstown,
Leixlip to William Cooper, Clare Street, Dublin.

Reference - "Colonel Conolly does not intend to pay off any of the Debt to Lord Leitrim". Note - as to Lord
Leitrim's assignt.".
Simmonds & Cooper were Attorneys at 9 Clare Street, Dublin. Simmonds lived at Collinstown House (Intel plant).
The Conolly estates, including Castletown, were inherited by Thomas Conolly’s grandnephew Edward Pakenham (1786–1848). Under the terms of Conolly’s will, Edward was required to change his name to Conolly.
Nathaniel Clements, 2nd Earl of Leitrim resided at Kiladoon, Celbridge.

Imperforate Penny Red Plate 42 DB, BS26E (£70)
Diamond 301 Leixlip.
Leixlip JY 17 1845 cds.
Dublin 6A JY 18 45

Thomas Conolly, the son of an Innkeeper, built this modest abode, Castletown House in Cill Dara.
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Colbinstown 1942

Letter dated 18 Jun 1942 from Colbinstown, Co Wicklow to The Foreign Office, Whitehall, London SW1.
Noted - By (Diplomatic) Bag H(arold) W(ilfrid) A(rmine) Freese-Pennefather, British Embassy, Bagdad, Iraq.

Reference - Harold Freese was a British diplomat & he inherited Rathsallagh House on the death of his Great
Uncle, Fred Pennyfather. He assumed the Pennyfather name. He was father in law of Eddie Macken, showjumper.

Colbinstown Co. Wicklow PM 18 JUN 1942.

(Colbinstown townland is in Co. Kildare.)


A bit off topic, but it has Kildare/ Cill Dara connections.

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Used in Ireland, by plate number.
A great collection there, Cill Dara. 8-)

That will be a tough one to complete, I bet!

Do you know whether stamps from every plate (ex-77 of course!) reached Ireland?

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I've been drooling my way through this thread as my Ireland collection only has a few things from before 1922. This is the earliest from Dublin to London in 1872.
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This 1907 French postcard was sent from Rathmines, County Dublin to Kingstown, County Dublin so is probably something the sender picked up on a trip abroad.
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This is one of those times that you wish people didn't steam stamps off the cover. I would have liked to see the rest of the postmark.
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I've been drooling my way through this thread as my Ireland collection only has a few things from before 1922. This is the earliest from Dublin to London in 1872.

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This 1907 French postcard was sent from Rathmines, County Dublin to Kingstown, County Dublin so is probably something the sender picked up on a trip abroad.

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This is one of those times that you wish people didn't steam stamps off the cover. I would have liked to see the rest of the postmark.

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Hi JJ, in my books anything over 100 years old has value. 8-)

That's a nice Dublin 186 duplex cancel, on a letter sent to American Bankers in London.
Kingstown in Dublin has been renamed Dun Laoghaire.
That's a Limerick city parcel cancellation, only missing the K.

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A great collection there, Cill Dara. 8-)

That will be a tough one to complete, I bet!

Do you know whether stamps from every plate (ex-77 of course!) reached Ireland?
I guess that I have 1,500 to 2,000 Irish use, location identified penny reds.

I have no reason to believe that any plates were not used in Ireland. Anyway, I have only 9 gaps to fill, or 10 if I add a spot for 77.

I just realised that I have not checked my envelopes for plates........added to my to do list. :mrgreen:

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Castledermot, Co. Kildare 1840

Mulready Letter Sheet Forme 3 Stereo A 68.

Castledermot MX in red, with small inner diamond.
Contracted Cl Dermot 34 mileage mark in red. Moxter records 1840 last year of use.
Dublin diamond receiver 5M JY21 40.

To Hopkinson & Co, 3 Regent St., London - Army Agents
From Benjamin Burton, Burton Hall, Castledermot.

Reference - "I will be much obliged if you would send me a prospectus of the Conservative Club about to be
established".



The Burton family lost Burton Hall in the 1860s....perhaps they should have spent less time Clubbing in London.

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Celbridge, Co. Kildare 1841

Mourning Entire from Celbridge to London.

1841 imperf. 1d. Red, plate 12.
Celbridge Maltese Cross in black, earliest recorded use.
CELBRIDGE 9 town mileage mark.
Dublin diamond SE 17 41 in red.
London S 19 SP 19 1841 cds.(Sunday).
London transfer mark 10 EN 10 SP 20 1841.

Plate 12 was the first fully all red plate, scarce use in Ireland.

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I was wondering where Kingstown was and I guessed it was a name that wouldn't last unless it was named after an ancient Irish king. I seem to remember that Dun Laoghaire was where we got off the ferry when we visited Dublin forty years ago. The penny red I showed was plate 130 by the way. I'm not sure if you can see that in the scan.
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I am glad to see some activity in this area!!
I attach scans of a few items that have crossed my desk these past few weeks

First comes an example of the Dalkey Spoon cancel used to cancel an otherwise unidentified 1d red
Next is a British stamp that should not have been used in Ireland (the Irish Free State as it then was) - use is at Dun Laoghaire which I confirm to have been Kingstown prior to 1922 - the '289' in the postage mark is the old number allocated to this office that was used at this office to cancel stamp stamps until c1894.
Third comes a 1901 OHMS Mourning envelope used at Dublin with GB 2½d

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Penny Red plate numbers

Just to confirm - I believe (except 77) ALL can be found used in Ireland - even the difficult 225 turns up in auction from time to time.
Keep hunting.

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Stan, it looks like your images are also marooned in Guernsey. ;)

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Kilcock, Co. Kildare 1863

Envelope from Kilcock to Revd. Thomas Staunton, Marysburg,Prince Edward, Canada West (Ontario).
Griffiths Valuation lists John Staunton, Connaght St., Kilcock.

Carried on Cunard Line "Africa", via Boston. Africa was built in 1850, with wood hull & paddle wheels.

Block of eight 1d. penny star reds, JG-JL & KK-KL.
Kilcock 262 diamonds.
A KILCOCK JY 8 63 single ring cDS.
KINGSTON JY 23 63 C.W. cds.
PICTON JY 23 1863 cds.

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Newbridge, Co. Kildare 1821

Letter from Horse Guards, London, printed On His Majesty's Service, Commander in Chief's Office -
to Captain Irwin, 6th. Dragoons (Inniskillings), Dublin,

With rare 8 SE 21/ Postage to Dublin/ Not Paid, in three lines.
Redirected to Newbridge,
Redirected to Liverpool, with second earliet recorded Newbridge 20 mileage mark.
Moxter records 1830-31. (I also have the earliest Newbridge).
Redirected to Stourbridge. Two line Postage to London/ Not Paid in red.
Rated 3/2 and then 8/6.

"your memorial to the Commander in Chief (George IV from 29/1/1820)..…to express His Royal Highnesss's regret that you should be so seriously affected by the Reduction which has unfortunately been ordered…"

(The Inniskilling dragoons….. In 1820 their head-quarters were removed to Longford; and in July, 1821, to Dublin,
on the occasion of the auspicious visit of His Majesty King George IV to this part of his dominions. In August
the regiment marched to Newbridge, for the purpose of attending His Majesty at the race-ground of Kildare.)



King George must have had a bad day at the Curragh Races...... 8-)
Captain Irwin gets the sack and has to pay 8/6 for the letter which finally reaches him. That's the most expensive
19th Century letter I have seen.

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Apologies - left off my previous post. Try this.
No doubt I will learn someday
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Dublin 1917 & 1918

Two covers from An Claidheamh Soluis, Gaelic League newspaper, addressed in Irish. They were held back and had the address in English added by the Post Office, making a political point, as 100% of the staff in the GPO would have know where those two trade organisations were located. The address in English on both would appear to be from the same hand.

The stamp on the 1918 cover is placed upside down, a common political statement.

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Kiltormer, Co. Galway 27 July 1922

Illegal usage of unoverprinted stamp, four months after the end of the Transition Period on 31 March 1922.

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Curragh 1921

E ON HIS MAJESTY'S SERVICE dated 13 Mar 1921 to Supertd., No 1 Remount Depot, Dublin.

Reference - The ASC Remounts Service was responsible for the provisioning of horses and mules to all other
army units. A Remount Squadron consisted of approximately 200 soldiers, who obtained and trained 500 horses. They were generally older, experienced soldiers. Dublin depot was based at Lusk Farm.

Double ring FIELD POST OFFICE + 13 MR 21 3.K.
British Army Post Office 2 at Curragh Camp.
ON HIS MAJESTYS SERVICE on flap.
Recorded in FAI Band 27, page 212.
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Army Post Office 40 - 1916

PPC dated 17 May 1916 from Ernest, 176 Infantry Brigade, 59 Division, Ireland to Mrs. D Pagett,
10 Doctor's Piece, Willenhall, Staffs.

Reference - "I am writing this on a firing range about 20 miles from Dublin".

Valentine PPC- Sinn Fein Rebellion 1916/ Wrecked Shops in
Sackville Street Dublin.
ARMY POST OFFICE A MY 17 16 40 cds.
Recorded FAI Band 27 page 209 - in use May to Aug 1916.



Actually, it was the Irish Republican Brotherhood, not Sinn Féin, and we call it the Easter Rising.
The wreckage was caused by British Army Field Guns and Naval Guns from the Helga.
The Helga was purchased by the Irish Free State in 1923 and renamed Muirchú (Sea Hound). :mrgreen:

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Newbridge 1828

Letter dated 1 Jan 1828 from an Officer, Newbridge to his brother Capt. N. Stanhope Barbor, Territ House, Tring.

Reference - "our Pedigree, this Bastard James Lovell".
Writing to his brother, visited Edgeworthstown to meet Mr.Edgeworth & look up cemetery tombs. Mrs. Edgeworth born 1706, daughter of James Lovell.
Richard Lovell Edgeworth died 1817. His daughter Maria was an author.

Ms. 1/3.
NEWBRIDGE 20 mileage mark. Moxter records 1830-31.
Dublin octagonal 2 JU 2 1828.


English army officer based at Newbridge Barracks does a spot of "Who do you think you are".
Discovers that his Anglo-Irish ancestor was born on the wrong side of the bed. :mrgreen:

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Enniscorthy 1662

Letter dated 3 Dec 1662 from Barthol Hussey to "ffor his hononred friend, John Morris Esq, att the signe of the
yorke, neere Copper Alley, Dublin".

Reference - English owned Enniscorthy Ironworks (established in 1661) and request for six months rent
from soldiers and adventurers (Cromwell) owning land.
Hussey acted as agent for Clayton and Morris Bank of London.

No postage markings.


Post office dates from 1653 in Enniscorthy.
Probably carried by a trader to Dublin.

My earliest item

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Famine letter 1847 - from Woodford, Galway Relief Committee to Society of Friends (Quakers) in Dublin.

"kind donation of three boilers & also for the promise of pecuniry aid when a soup kitchen is established".

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Antwerp 1717

Letter dated 21 Oct 1717 from Hugh Mitchell, Corke to John Mitchell & Guillaume, Anvers (Antwerp)

Reference - invoice for 501 hides. Paid six listed suppliers £452-3-8, billed £480-5-6, costs as listed £32-9-11.
Commission [at] 2 1/2% £12-16-4. Total invoice £525-11-9.

Rated 6d.

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Youghal 1691

Letter dated 16 Jul 1691 from Burlington to "For Richard Bagge, att Youghall, in Ireland".

Reference - Richard Boyle was 2nd. Earl of Cork & 1st. Earl of Burlington. Bagg(e) was his agent in Ireland. Boyle was a strong supporter of Charles 1 & 11. He first supported James 11 & later supported William.

Bagge's accounts include sums for entertaining James 11, £60 on Mar 22 1688, Mar 23 £68-17 wine etc. £43-1-0 1/2, total £171-8-6. Also details of money made available to the King's Commissioners.

Boyle's father, Robert 1st. Earl of Cork, was known for Boyle's Law, setting out the inversely proportional relationship between pressure & volume of a gas.

No postal markings.
Not surprising.....I doubt if the postal censorship, common at the time, would have gone well for the chances of Boyle retaining his head on his shoulders.

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Cill Dara,

I sent you an email the other day about a pre-stamp piece from Killarney that I found recently. Guessing you didn’t get the email.

I think it would be of more interest to you than to me, if you’d like to email me your address to “gavin dot harrison1 at btopenworld dot com” I will put it in the post to you...

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Cill Dara,

I sent you an email the other day about a pre-stamp piece from Killarney that I found recently. Guessing you didn’t get the email.

I think it would be of more interest to you than to me, if you’d like to email me your address to “gavin dot harrison1 at btopenworld dot com” I will put it in the post to you...
Hi Gavin, BT pulled the plug on that email service some years ago.

Thanks for your kind offer. After 20 years of accululating, I am now downsizing and concentrating on acquiring Cill Dara/ Kildare material.

I have over 500 pre 1850 items to dispose of, after researching & selectng 500+ items to keep.

Thanks again.......CD.

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Castledermot, Co. Kildare -1707

EL Dated 30 September 1707 from John Stoney, London to Edward Stratford, Belan House, near Castledermot.

London Bishopmark SE 30.
Rated 6d., cancelled and then carried free.

Reference - loans to Edward's brother, due to be repaid.


By 1690 Stratford already owned property at Belan, one of the largest gabled houses in the country at that time. It had extensive parklands, with a classical temple and obelisks built in the grounds. While the third earl was an eccentric, the fourth earl was a notorious gambler who mortgaged Belan House, and let the property fall into disrepair. It is now a ruin.

In July 1690 Edward Stratford found himself successively entertaining the two rival Kings James and William, his
personal sympathies lying with the latter.


The Battle of the Boyne took place on July 1st 1690, James must have been on his way to France. 8-)

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Naas, Co. Kildare - 1841

Mulready Stereo A64 from Naas to John P. Gahan MD, Ballyhooly, Fermoy

Naas Maltese Cross.
NAAS MR 22 1841 cds.
CLONMEL MR 23 1841 cds.

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Hazelhatch 1902

1902 Edward VII 1d. Scarlet envelope, with printed The Lord Cloncurry, Lyons, Hazelhatch, Ireland. Clear offset
of the red embossed stamp inside. Unused.

Residence - Lyons Hill, Ardclough, Co. Kildare.

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Dublin 1870 - Bewley

Unused post card Samuel Bewley & Co., 6 Dame Street, Dublin.

Samuel Bewley established his tea & coffee business in 1835, when he broke The East India Co monopoly by
importing 2099 chests of tea on board the Clipper ship The Hellas, the first ship chartered directly from Canton
to Dublin. The first shop was opened at 6 Dame Street, at the Palace Street entrance to Dublin Castle.

Half penny imprint.

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Carlow 1843

Letter dated 14 Oct 1843 from John Alexander, Milford, Co. Carlow to Joseph Todhunter, National Insurance, Dublin.

Reference -John Alexander IV was MP for Carlow & owner of Milford Mills, the largest flour mill in Ireland.
Todhunter was Secretary of National Insurance and a Quaker. The Todhunters had extensive business interests in Dublin & were leading members of the Quaker Central Relief Committee during The Great Famine.

Imperf. Penny Red with Carlow Maltese Cross.
CARLOW OC 14 1843 cds.
Dublin 4M OC 16 43 diamond.

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Tullow, Co. Carlow 1843

Envelope dated JA 29 1843 from Tullow to Samuel Parker & Son, 34 to 38 Back Lane, Dublin.

Ex. Field.

Imperf Penny Red cancelled with two Tullow Maltese Crosses.
TULLOW JA 29 1843 cds.
Dublin 2M JA 30 43 diamond.

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Kilrush, Co. Clare 1843

Letter date 28 Jun 1843 from Mary to Mr. & Mrs. John Seymour, Commercial Buildings, Limerick.

Reference - Seymour was an Auctioneer at 6 Cecil Street.

Imperf Penny Red, Plate 29, with Kilrush Maltese Cross.
KILRUSH JU 23 1843 cds.
KILRUSH/ PENNY POST.
ENNIS 28 JU 1843 cds.
LIMERICK JU 28 1843 cds.

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Hello..........anyone out there with an interest in this material?

I have lots more. 8-)

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Cill Dara wrote:
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Dublin 1870 - Bewley

Unused post card Samuel Bewley & Co., 6 Dame Street, Dublin.

Samuel Bewley established his tea & coffee business in 1835, when he broke The East India Co monopoly by
importing 2099 chests of tea on board the Clipper ship The Hellas, the first ship chartered directly from Canton to Dublin. The first shop was opened at 6 Dame Street, at the Palace Street entrance to Dublin Castle.

Half penny imprint.

Looks like STUNNING condition for 150 years old. Amazing.

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Hi Cill Dara,

I find it really interesting and would like to see more of this. It is something i hope to expand to within my Irish collection.

Keep sharing and thanks for the information provided in the posts.

John

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Antwerp 1717

Letter dated 21 Oct 1717 from Hugh Mitchell, Corke to John Mitchell & Guillaume, Anvers (Antwerp)

Reference - invoice for 501 hides. Paid six listed suppliers £452-3-8, billed £480-5-6, costs as listed £32-9-11.

Commission (at) 2 1/2% £12-16-4. Total invoice £525-11-9.

Rated 6d.
If this were in Australia for 300 years it would be a foxed, rusted, disintegrated mess by now.

It would also be VERY historic too, seeing Captain Cook did not arrive for another 70 years. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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A deceptive "local" letter from Cove to Waterford, until you read the contents and its true origin.

Newfoundland 1848

Letter dated 6 Dec 1848 from Pat Hogan, Placentia, Newfoundland to Roger F. Sweetman, Blenheim Lodge, Waterford.

Reference - "a good deal fish has been caught in the Bay this fall, but under 3/11 p cwt." General business news &
detailed account with N. & H. Thomas for provisions £312-15-2.

Background: Mercantile control and the Irish migration in Placentia, Newfoundland was, for more than one hundred years, dominated by the trading house of Saunders and Sweetman. They carried on an extensive business which included a fishing operation, shipyard, general store, farming and woods operations, owning a dozen ocean going vessels employing several hundred men and shipping cod and herring to markets around the North Atlantic. Such a large enterprise required a constant supply of labourers and many men and women came from Ireland, paying off their passage cost by working for the firm. The Company was largely responsible for the settlement of Irish immigrants throughout its trading territory in Placentia Bay. Sweetman had full control of the business on the death of Saunders.

"per Mr. Darmody by hand" (from Newfoundland)
Ms 1d.
COVE DE 30 1848 E cds.
CORK DE 31 1848 M cds.
WATERFORD DE 31 1848 E cds.


Footnote - Irish provincial accents survive in Newfoundland. :mrgreen:

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