Wade Papers
Reference code: LE14
Title: Wade Papers
Date(s): 1881-3
Extent: 104 items
Location: James Hardiman Library, N.U.I.Galway
Scope and Content

Letters relating to the management of the lands of the Wade family around Aughrim village in the early 1880s. The collection relates to the work of Gustavius Wade, a Dublin based solicitor. The material covers fears that his land agent had in relation to the Land League activities in the area, as well as more mundane matters such as land improvements and stock management. The collection also includes two letters from Rochford Wade to his mother, recounting events on his ranch in Texas, as well as giving advice on how to run the lands in Ireland

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