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‘New Testament’

‘New Testament’ in Irish by Fr McGrath SJ. With brown paper which indicates that ‘Book Proofs for final correction by Fr John Hyde SJ. This set of proofs contains many minor corrections as well as some important ones.

McGrath, Michael P, 1872-1946, Jesuit priest and Irish language scholar

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).

Material relating to Fr McGrath’s intended book on St Aloysius Gonzaga

Material on St. Aloysius Gonzaga. Includes:
– chronology of his life (n.d., 2pp);
– hand drawn map of northern Italy (no scale given) (n.d., 1p.);
– printer’s estimate for producing the book (4 October 1943, 1p.) and
– copies of a trial two pages (from chapter one) from the printers (Cahill & Co., Ltd.) (4 October 1943, 2 items).

McGrath, Michael P, 1872-1946, Jesuit priest and Irish language scholar