Lot 73: COUNTY KERRY A small but informative archive of papers relating to the great Catholic landowners of Kerry the Brownes, Earls of Kenmare and the Mahoney’s of Dunloe Castle, unsorted, comprising in brief: military, landowning and money matters(a) A b

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Description: COUNTY KERRY A small but informative archive of papers relating to the great Catholic landowners of Kerry the Brownes, Earls of Kenmare and the Mahoney’s of Dunloe Castle, unsorted, comprising in brief: military, landowning and money matters(a) A bundle, re-transfer of land, Lord Henry Petty head leasor, between Daniel and John Mahoney, council’s opinion, bill of costs to settle O’Connell, Indenture 28th February 1793 between Cornelius Meara of Killoghane, Co. Kerry, farmer and Timothy Connor, weaver, and related documents (b) A bundle with covering label “Letters from my uncle, Colonel Denis Mahony to different members of his family at home, Daniel Mahony, Dunloe, Co. Kerry 12th April 1839”. Approx. 20 long and densely written letters from military camps and entitled Europe c. 1780/1781, all addressed to County Kerry, most with postal authorities directions “par Prague, Nuremberg, Bruxelles, Londres, Dublin” containing a wealth of detail on military and social matters (c) ‘Pedigree of Demitrius O’Mahoney’, an old copy of certificate “Donné a Dublin le jour de Novembre 1767” and some attached documents (d) Daniel Mahoney of Dunloe, an extensive correspondence including a series of letters from Lord Kenmare in Dublin c.1780s, descriptions of service in India incluing graphic eye witness account of the storming of the fortress of Malliah and the horror of the slaughter “Oh Dan, the scene was truly pitiable, heartrending and sickening”, letters to his sister and mother, the matter of bankruptcy, negotiations to sell a company of foot and extraneous items.
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The History Sale, Tuesday 24th April 2018 6:00pm

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April 24, 2018, 6:00 PM GMT Live Auction

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