13 March 2016

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1821 Public Entry Into the City of Dublin" of George IV."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 54

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €220

  • Dimensions: 16 x 23½in. (40.64 x 59.69cm)
  • After J. Haverty engraved by R. Havell & Son, Chapel Street, Tottenham Court Road. The Royal procession on Sackville Street, 17th August 1821. Hand coloured aquatint engraving, framed.

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1821 - 1829, Carlow, reforestation scheme.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 55

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €130

  • Collection of 28 notifications for planting of trees. With name and address of applicant, signed by him and signed by landlord or agent. By the late 17th century, a great deal of Ireland's natural woodland had been cut down. To encourage replanting an Act of 1765 provided for a tenant, upon expiration of his lease, to claim the value of trees he had planted provided he had certified the planting by such notifications.

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Early 19th century manuscript treatises on processing sugar.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 56

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €0


1824 A collection of Medical Dissertations  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 57

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €95

  • Five dissertations, submitted to Dr George Baird of Edinburgh University by Patrick Keating, Thomas Godfrey, James Geary, Robert Pack and Jacob Mackay Cunningham et al. Each bound in paper wrappers.

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1828 (29 June) Letter from Robert Peel, Chief Secretary, at Dublin Castle, to Richard Willcocks  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 58

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300

  • Dimensions: 8 x 5½in. (20.32 x 13.97cm)
  • Provenance: By descent from Sir Richard Wilcocks to the present owner.
  • In 1814 Sir Robert Peel, as Secretary for Ireland, introduced a bill in Parliament, the Peace Preservation Act. He appointed Major Richard Willcocks a Chief Magistrate to command the first detachment of the the PPF, Peace Preservation Force in the barony of Middlethird in County Tipperary .These, the first paid policemen in Ireland, were soon known, particularly by nationalists as ‘Peelers’. In 1823 Wilcocks was appointed Inspector General of the Munster Constabulary, a post he held until his retirement in 1827, when he was knighted. He died in 1834.An interesting letter from the founder of the Irish police force to the first commander and former Inspector General of the Munster Constabulary. Handwritten and signed by Sir Robert Peel, the content is appreciative of Wilcocks service and concedes his request for the advancement of his son.

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A 19th century decorated police truncheon.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 59

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300


1825 (October 8) Daniel O'Connell, signed legal opinion  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 60

Published Estimate: €200-250

Price Realised: €440

  • Headed, With respect to Carrick Castle" in a clear secretarial hand, a two page letter giving O'Connell's legal opinion on the conveyance of Carrick Castle in 1791, in eight points. Signed by O'Connell and dated; together with an engraving after Carrick, of O'Connell. (2)"

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1826 (18th October) Daniel O'Connell letter referring a young man for a position as a Sub Constable in the Munster Constabulary.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 61

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €300

  • Dimensions: 9 x 7in. (22.86 x 17.78cm)
  • Provenance: By descent from Sir Richard Wilcocks to the present owner.
  • Pp2 entirely in O'Connell's hand to Major Richard Wilcocks, Inspector General of The Munster Constabulary, commending a man by the name of Teahan, nephew to a very worthy and reputable man my parish priest". Interesting support by O'Connell for the Constabulary founded by Sir Robert Peel who were instrumental in putting down dissent in the province."

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1827 (15 January) Daniel O'Connell letter to the Inspector General of The Munster Constabulary.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 62

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €420

  • Dimensions: 9 x 7in. (22.86 x 17.78cm)
  • Single sheet entirely in O'Connell's hand thanking Major Wilcocks for appointing the nephew of O'Connell's parish priest as a Sub Constable in the force. With postal markings from Dublin to Cork, charged ten pence postage unusually as O'Connell normally availed of free postage as his Parliamentary privilege.

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1820 (Oct 17) Letter from Daniel O'Connell to his wife.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 63

Published Estimate: €1000-1500

Price Realised: €1500

  • Dimensions: 9½ x 14½in. (24.13 x 36.83cm)
  • From Derrinane, three page manuscript letter, Addressed to My Darling Love" and describing his movements over the following days. An intimate letter in which he seeks to dispell his wife's concerns regarding Mary McCarthy. Also mentions his sons 'Nile' (sic.) and Morgan, Joanny and Hannah."

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1846 Daniel O'Connell bust after John Edward Jones (1806-1862)  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 64

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €850


Daniel O'Connell, Irish Reform Cordial, stoneware bottle.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 65

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €380

  • Dimensions: 8½ x 3½ x 2½in. (21.59 x 8.89 x
  • A half figural flask in the form of the Liberator holding a document titled, Irish Relief Cordial", stamped "S. & H. Briddon" verso."

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1832-1929 Daniel O'Connell, memorial medals.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 66

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €170


Daniel O'Connell Centenary of His Birth. 1875 Commemorative lithograph.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 67

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €300


1840 The Illustrious Sons of Ireland  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 68

Published Estimate: €250-350

Price Realised: €500

  • Dimensions: 21 x 27in. (53.34 x 68.58cm)
  • The Illustrious Sons of Ireland, after a painting by John Donaghy (1838-1931). A large hand-coloured aquatint print, by S. Lipschitz, London, depicting Irish patriots, with names of each sitter printed on the margin, framed.

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1840 (16 May) Broadsheet warning of Colonel Pratt, The Cabra Estate, and his plan to levy a toll on the Kingscourt Fairs and Markets.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 69

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €260

  • Dimensions: 17 x 11in. (43.18 x 27.94cm)
  • Single sheet. Tolls Again! Knowledge is Power". A tirade against tolls by "Veritas". Colonel Pratt's henchmen are named - "Tommy McCann, Phil Ward or Phil Daly, The Brothel Keeper of Phil Ward, the very dregs and outcasts of society. Fascinating content."

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Mid 19th century, James Wyld, Geographer to the Queen, case map of Ireland.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 70

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €400

  • Dimensions: 73 x 29in. (185.42 x 73.66cm)
  • A map of the island of Ireland in two halves, East & West. Handcoloured boundaries of provinces and counties. Identifying all major towns, rail lines, post roads, rivers, canals, nautical routes and some undersea formations. Engraved vignettes of the Giant's Causeway, a lake and mountain landscape, a round tower etc. Disarticulated and mounted on linen for folding, in slip case. Each sheet

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1848 (April) Chartist Movement letter describing military preparations in London for possible civil war"."  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 71

Published Estimate: €80-100

Price Realised: €130

  • Dimensions: 6½ x 4½in. (16.51 x 11.43cm)
  • Pp 4 written by a daughter of a former Chancellor of The Exchequer, J. L. Herries, about the paranoia of the Government over a mass demonstration by the Chartists on 11 April, which went off peacefully despite the military clampdown. Accompanied by a panel from a letter signed by Irish Chartist, Feargus O'Connor MP.

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Victorian album of verse and drawings.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 72

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €140

  • Dimensions: 7¼ x 4¾in. (18.42 x 12.07cm)
  • Small leather bound album, with brass clasp, dated 1894 to 1909, comprising of mainly English verses, drawings including watercolours; several are copies of cartoons in publications such as Punch, mostly well executed. Attractive, pp80 including over 30 illustrations.

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Circa 1830, 83rd County of Dublin Regiment, needlework panel.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 73

Published Estimate: €700-1000

Price Realised: €700

  • Dimensions: 14½ x 14½in. (36.83 x 36.83cm)
  • The 83rd (County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot was a British Army line infantry regiment, which was formed in Ireland in 1793 for service in the French Revolutionary Wars. The regiment served in the West Indies, South Africa and the Peninsular War, and after the end of the wars with France spent much of the nineteenth century in colonial garrisons. Among other service, the 83rd fought in the Ceylon Great Rebellion of 1817–18, the Canadian Rebellions of 1837, and the Indian Rebellion of 1857. As part of the Childers Reforms, the regiment was united with the 86th (Royal County Down) Regiment of Foot in 1881 to form the Royal Irish Rifles.A needlework panel with the regimental flag and battle honours of the 83rd County of Dublin Regiment.

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Victorian Officers Dress Belt and Pouch and Cross Belt  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 74

Published Estimate: €150-250

Price Realised: €0


Armagh militia white metal and gilt officer's belt buckle  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 75

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €290

  • Dimensions: 2 x 3½in. (5.08 x 8.89cm)
  • A two-piece gilt metal belt buckle the tongue with white metal Victorian crown, the receiver with Armagh Regiment" in relief, white metal lettering."

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A Victorian Irish court sword  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 76

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €150

  • Dimensions: 37½in. (95¼cm)
  • The gilt metal hilt decorated with swags of shamrock and the Victorian cypher. The flattened and rounded diamond section blade decorated with scrolling foliage, a stands of arms and a crowned VR cypher, in gilt brass mounted leather scabbard. Retailed by J. B. Johnstone, Dublin & London. Wear and losses to scabbard.

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Victorian court sword  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 77

Published Estimate: €120-180

Price Realised: €180

  • Dimensions: 39in. (99.06cm)
  • 19th century court sword with triangular parcel gilt blade marked 'SH'. Shell guard with standing arms in relief. Mother of pearl grips. Pommel in the form of a classical warrior wearing Etruscan helmet. Lacking scabbard.

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A Brown Bess .75 India-pattern musket  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 78

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €620


1843 (January 1) Sandhurst College, Regulations for the Admission of Gentlemen Cadets  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 79

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €80

  • Dimensions: 14½ x 9½in. (36.83 x 24.13cm)
  • A four page document outlining the admissions policies and rules governing new students at The Royal Military College at Sandhurst.

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1864-pattern Clare Militia shako plate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 80

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €440


1881-pattern Connaught Rangers glengarry badge  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 81

Published Estimate: €60-80

Price Realised: €120


Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers belt buckle  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 82

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €90


Late 19th century French bayonets  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 83

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €190

  • A Yataghan sword bayonet for use on the 11 mm M1866 Chassepot needle-fire rifle engraved Mre. Imple. de St. Etiennes _1869"; together with a T-back sword bayonet for use on the 11 mm. M1874 Gras rifle, engraved "Mre. Armees de St. Etiennes Avril 1879". (2)"

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1870s French bayonets  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 84

Published Estimate: €80-100

Price Realised: €110


A pre-1881 King's County Rifles cross belt plate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 85

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €440


A pre-1881 Royal Limerick County Militia glengarry badge  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 86

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €300


A pre-1881 Dublin County Light Infantry glengarry badge.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 87

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €0


A pre-1881 Queen's Own Royal Regiment, Dublin City, glengarry badge  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 88

Published Estimate: €250-300

Price Realised: €0


Pre 1881, 87th of foot Royal Irish Fusiliers officer's glengarry  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 89

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €190


A Royal Hospital pensioner's uniform shako.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 90

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €0


Dublin 1861, Illustrated map of the City.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 91

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €540

  • Dimensions: 26 x 39in. (66.04 x 99.06cm)
  • Published by D. Edward Heffernan, Civil Engineer. The engraved map of the city between the canals, with four views of the city from the environs at each corner; within a border of vignettes of 32 Buildings and monuments.

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1861-65 American Civil War, The Fighting 69th, painting by Mary Reynolds  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 92

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €680

  • Dimensions: 47½ x 31½in. (120.65 x 80.01cm)
  • The 69th Infantry Regiment was part of The Irish Brigade, which was noted for its ability to tackle tough missions. As one war correspondent said during the Civil War, When anything absurd, forlorn, or desperate was to be attempted, the Irish Brigade was called upon."Mary Reynolds was born Born in Tuam, Co. Galway, she graduated from the National College of Art and Design in 1964."A painting of the US Army regiment fighting under its regimental colours. Oil on Canvas,

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1865 American Civil War. Model 1840 Sword.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 93

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €440

  • Dimensions: 35¾in. (90.81cm)
  • The cast-brass hilt with a steel blade marked AMES MFG. CO. - CHICOPEE, and US - JCW - 1865, black leather scabbard with brass throat and drag; together with a Victorian officer's sword, the blade siezed in the scabbard. (2) The US sword

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1866 (May 8) Fenian Raid. Letter from B.F. Morse of Raleigh, N.C. to his friend George B. Dyer, in Eastport, Maine.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 94

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €380

  • Dimensions: 10 x 8in. (25.40 x 20.32cm)
  • An eight page handwritten letter dated Raleigh May 8, 1866; written in response to the failed Campobello Island Raid of April 1866 by the Irish American Fenian Brotherhood members led by John O'Mahony. The letter written by B.F. Morse of Raleigh, North Carolina to his friend George B. Dyer, in Eastport, Maine, goes into great detail why he thought the Fenians were wrong to attempt to foment revolution in British controlled Ireland, with comparisons to the Southern effort at secession.

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1866 (March 23) Twenty-Dollar Fenian Bond  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 95

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €800

  • Dimensions: 7 x 10¾in. (17.78 x 27.31cm)
  • Printed by The Continental Bank Note Printing Company of New York Scarce denomination. $20 Fenian Bond signed and issued by John O'Mahony to Francis Gallagher. These bonds were issued in America by the Fenian Brotherhood whose aim was to assist the fight for independence from Britain and were redeemable six months after the acknowledgement of the Independence of the Irish Nation" Good condition, edge tears and 3" loss to margin at right edge outside printed area."

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1867 Allen Larkin & O'Brien (Manchester Martyrs") Memorial, Kilrush, Co. Clare, certificate of subscription . "  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 96

Published Estimate: €80-120

Price Realised: €75


Circa 1850 Irish - American United Ireland needlework panel.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 97

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €400

  • Dimensions: 19½ x 25½in. (49.53 x 64.77cm)
  • A 19th century silk needlework panel, the names of the provinces joined hands in friendship amidst the leaves of a tree, the trunk surrounded by symbols of Ireland and the eagle and Stars and Stripes of America. Mounted on card, unframed.

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Two late 19th century scrapbooks.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 98

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €240


Appeal to the Irish Race - printed document  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 99

Published Estimate: €300-400

Price Realised: €300


Charles Stuart Parnell. Original photograph.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 100

Published Estimate: €150-200

Price Realised: €320


1870s Charles Stewart Parnell, carte de cabinet.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 101

Published Estimate: €100-150

Price Realised: €85


Charles Stewart Parnell, album of photographs of his brother's family.  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 102

Published Estimate: €200-300

Price Realised: €190

  • Dimensions: 8¾ x 9½in. (22.23 x 24.13cm)
  • An album of 108 photographs, including portraits of Henry Tudor Parnell, Penelope his wife and their children Harold, Yolan and Maurice. The photographs are mainly of family holidays in Europe but Avondale, Charles Stewart Parnell's home is also pictured.

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1886 Charles Stewart Parnell commemorative plate  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 13 March 2016 / 103

Published Estimate: €300-500

Price Realised: €320

  • Dimensions: 9½ x 9½in. (24.13 x 24.13cm)
  • Of octagonal form, the gilt edge enclosing an ivory ground centred by a portrait of Parnell surmounted by the motto Erin - go - Bragh" and a harp among shamrock, the portrait garlanded with coloured wild roses. Marked with registration number 41050 for 1886."

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