Subfonds C - Papers of 2nd Earl (Henry Flood)

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Papers of 2nd Earl (Henry Flood)


  • 1765-1855 (Creation)

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Letters and papers, 1765-c. 1820 and 1855, of Sir Laurence Parsons, 5th Baronet, who succeeded in 1807 as 2nd Earl of Rosse (of the second creation, the earldom in the elder branch of the Parsons family having died out in 1764), reflecting Parsons's youthful intimacy with Henry Flood, and consisting of correspondence and speech-notes of Flood, letters to Parsons from and about Flood, and drafts for biographical and historical writings by Parsons on Flood.

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