Item 14 - Copy of letter from James Rogers on Tullabeg land

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IE IJA FM/TULL/14

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Copy of letter from James Rogers on Tullabeg land

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  • 18 November 1944 (Creation)

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(1908-1982)

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James Rogers set up his practice at High St., Tullamore in 1908 or 1909. Following his appointment to the post of county registrar for Offaly in 1926, his partner in the firm James A. Ennis took over its management. In a neat swap, Ennis succeeded Rogers as county registrar in 1943 and Rogers returned to private practice at Rogers & Co. Eugene Hunt took over the firm in 1967 following Rogers death but it was wound up by the Law Society in 1982 due to Hunt's bankruptcy.

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Letter from James Rogers (of Rogers & Co. Solicitors), Tullamore, Offaly to Fr Donal O’ Sullivan SJ, Rector of St Stanislaus College, Tullabeg, Offaly concerning the ‘Tullabeg lands’ and deed of fransfer. There was no fee charged as the counsel, Mr Walter Callan B.L., had a brother who was a member of the English Jesuit Province and spent a year in Tullabeg, 'I would wish anything I can do to be a very trifling tribute to his memory'.

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