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McGrath, Michael P, 1872-1946, Jesuit priest and Irish language scholar
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Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ informing him of sources of information on the Irish in the West Indies in the seventeenth century

  • IE IJA J/10/115
  • File
  • [1928]-1932; 1966; 1975
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Letters from various academics and clergy to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ mainly informing him of additional sources of information concerning his research on the Irish in the West Indies in the seventeenth century. Includes:

  • letter from Fr Gwynn’s father, Stephen Lucius Gwynn ([c1929], 2pp);
  • letters from Fr John MacErlean SJ (12 October 1929 – 28 May 1931, 6 items);
  • correspondence between Fr John MacErlean SJ, Mr Ambrose A. Kelly and Fr Gwynn concerning a manuscript originally thought to be in the possession of ‘the late Mr. Reddin, who…had been employed by the Foreign Office for a number of years making searches and reports amongst the archives in Spain’ (9 - 25 June 1931, 4 items);
  • letters from James Alexander Williamson, author of 'English in Guiana' (3,14 March 1932, 2 items);
  • letter from Fr Michael McGrath SJ (5 December 1936, 1p.) and
  • ‘Montserrat: “The Most Distinctively Irish Settlement in the New World”, by John C. Messenger, 'Ethnicity 2', 281-303. (1975).