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Envelope from Martins merchants, Dromod to Avenell, Tea dealers, 23 Rood Lane, London.

Orange 2d. Embossed PO Stationery Envelope, used during the short Treaty Period (6 Dec 1921 to 16 Feb 1922).
Use of British stamps was mandatory, this usage on third last day. Overprints were issued on 17 Feb 1922.

Dromod 14 FE 22 small single ring cds.

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Templemore POW

Envelope from Felix Haase, Block N/3a, Richmond Barracks, POW Camp, Templemore to Else Sachse, Olvenstedter Strasse 10, Magdeburg, Germany.

Ms. Field Post.
Red POST FREE P.O. PRISONERS OF WAR in circle.
No transit or receiving markings.

Background -
The POW Camp operated from Sep 1914 to Mar 1915, when the POWs were moved to England.
A secret report compiled by the RIC Special Branch, revealed that Pierce McCann, a senior member of the Irish
Volunteers from Tipperary, had ‘attempted to visit the POWs in Templemore’ and had been involved in ‘the distribution of anti-recruiting and pro-German leaflets’. It as also reported that volunteers under McCann’s command had formulated a plan to attack Richmond barracks and liberate the prisoners.

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Thurles 1811

Letter dated 8 Apr 1811 from William Ickes to Revd. William Armstrong, Meahliffe near Thurles, Tipperary.

Reference - Son's account from Caius College, Cambridge for £244-10-5

Ms. 1/2, amended 1/8, amended 1/10.
Two Inspector Crowns.
Cambridge 55 mileage mark.
Two weak Dublin Mermaids on flap.
Thurles 82 mileage mark, redirected to Dublin.



Rev. William Armstrong was Landlord to Lady Cill Dara's family in Tipperary at that time.

Armstrong's University bill would be £20,000 in today's money. :shock:

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Thurles 1819

Letter dated 14 Jul 1819 from Patt Fanning, Thurles to Richard Eaton, Castlecomer.

Reference - "three casks of spirits for you to contain about 20 gallons each…awaiting the approval penned Books
to our Excise officer…we cannot permit more than 20 gallons to any one person at a time…require a third persons name ".

Ms. 5d.
THURLES 82 mileage mark.
Last year of use per Moxter.



Eaton was an English lawyer and land agent, ordering 60 gallons of whiskey, contrary to licencing laws.

Patt Fanning was an employee of a whiskey producer..........and a GG Granduncle of Lady Cill Dara. 8-)

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Thurles 1823

Letter dated 10 Jul 1823 from Patt Fanning, Thurles to Richard Eaton, Castlecomer.

Reference - Signed for Charles O'Keeffe, Brewer, Land Agent & Tanner. He was shot & killed in 1838 in Thurles,
probably by Whiteboys (Land reform agitators).

Re. account Nov 1820 to May 1822 £62-2-10.

Ms. 5d.
Small THURLES 74 mileage mark.



Eaton was an English lawyer and land agent, who seemed to be remiss at paying his debts.

Patt Fanning was an employee of O'Keeffe whiskey producer..........and a GG Granduncle of Lady Cill Dara. 8-)

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Ghent 1855

Letter dated 26 Apr 1855 from Ellen Moriarity, Ghent to Messrs.Ryan and Brady, 102 Middle Abbet Street, Dublin.

Reference - Long 8 page letter requesting advance payment of £50 on the Monkstown rents

Ryan & Brady were Solicitors.

Miss Ellen Moriarty is listed at Emerald Cottage, Northumberland Avenue, Monkstown in Slaters & Thoms Directs.

Elaborate lithographed Ladies' Envelope with decorative border.
Via Calais, sent unpaid with Ms. 8 single rate.
Red Gand 26 AVR 1855 cds.
Travelling PO cds on reverse AMBt MOUSCRON No4 26 AVR 1855.
Red London transit 27 AP.
Red Dublin arrival AP 28 1855. Marked Paid 28th. April 55.
Very fast transit time of just under three days.

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Richard Hennessy, Clare Regiment, French Army.

Cognac 1773

Letter dated 4 Sep 1773 from Pat Cullin, Dublin to Richard Hennessy, Cognac.

Reference - "at the request of Mr. Luke Cassin a small order for fourteen Hhed of good brandy". Cassin was a
grocer at 1 Clare Street.(From a book - Luke Cassin, the most active of the regular brandy importers in the 1780s.)

Richard Hennessy was born at Ballymacmoy House, Killvulane in Cork in 1724. He joined the Clare Regiment, Irish
Brigade in the French Army and later founded Hennessy brandy business.

Ms. Paid 6d.
Dublin POST PAID D. Dublin SE 4 Bishop Mark.
London POST PAID. London 9 SE Bishop Mark.
Ms. 90 decimes French in black.

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