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Nano Nagle writing to Miss Fitzsimons

Abstract: Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons discussing the establishment and success of her first schools in Cork, and the method of education employed therein. Nagle states that it is always a pleasure to hear from Fitzsimons. She also refers to early reactions to her ministry from the Nagle family, the circumstances of postulants travelling to the Ursuline monastery in Paris, the background of two new aspirants, Miss Coppinger and Miss Shea, and the recent outbreak of measles in Cork. Nagle declares, "If I could be of any service in saving souls in any part of the globe, I would willingly do all in my power".

In collection The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

Origin information
Cork, Ireland : Nano Nagle
Date created:
Type of resource
text
Physical description
[4] p. on 1 leaf
41 x 25 cm
Location of original
Presentation Sisters Congregational Archive, Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork.
Ownership/custodial history
Originally housed in the archive of the Ursuline Convent, Blackrock, Cork, this letter was gifted to the Irish Presentation Sisters on the occasion of the tercentenary of the birth of Nano Nagle.
Credits
Images courtesy of Presentation Sisters Congregational Archive, Nano Nagle Place, Douglas Street, Cork, and Ursuline Convent, Blackrock, Cork.
Keywords
Nano Nagle, Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Ursuline Sisters, County Cork, Cork city, Presentation Sisters, Sisters of Charitable Instruction of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, nuns, education in Ireland, Catholicism, Penal Laws.
Languages
English  
Genre
Letter
Subject
Education--Ireland   linked data (lcsh)
Catholic Church
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 --Correspondence
Ursulines
Cork (Ireland : County)
Nuns--Ireland
Cork (Ireland)
Dissenters, Religious--Legal status, laws, etc.   linked data (lcsh)
Moylan, Francis, 1735-1815
Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Doran, Patrick, Father
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.ucdlib_153348
Location
Union of Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary . IE PBVM NN/1/1/1
Suggested credit
"Nano Nagle writing to Miss Fitzsimons," held by Union of Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. © Public domain. Digital content by CultureArk, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:153348>

Record source
Descriptions created by staff of UCD Library, University College Dublin based on information provided by the Nano Nagle digital humanities project. — Metadata creation date: 2017-09-27

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