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Tradesmen of Kinvarra – 1822

Photo; Cresswell Archives
Photo; Cresswell Archives
Among the papers of the Chief Secretary’s Office Registered Papers National Archives Francis J. Crowley Bequest
NAI REFERENCE:
CSO/RP/1822/484

TITLE:
Tradesmen of Kinvarra, County Galway: for measure of relief

SCOPE & CONTENT:
Petition of tradesmen of Kinvarra, County Galway, to Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquis Wellesley, Lord Lieutenant, Dublin Castle, requesting relief as they have ‘no means left to support their families but pawning their Clothes and selling every little article they possessed for less than half Value’: proposes that aid be advanced to enable travel to colonies.