Reference numberMS/710/125
TitleIncomplete letter on the Irish Famine, author unknown
DescriptionDescribing a visit by Count Paul Edmund de Strzelescki and his work in establishing food depots for the relief of the Irish Famine. Comments on what is being done and the 'lamentable failure' of the Public Works. The clergy are submitting to 'the greatest privations & witnessing the misery in its worst aspects'. Ladies in the country are occupied in making soup.
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3145Strzelecki; Sir; Paul Edmund de (1797 - 1873)1797 - 1873
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