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Nano Nagle writing to Miss Fitzsimons

Abstract: Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons apologising for her lack of contact due to time constraints. Nagle struggles to express her joy on hearing Mary Kavanagh has joined the group bound for Ireland. She communicates that [Fr. Patrick] Doran is eager for the prompt departure of Miss Fitzsimons and the other novices from Paris as he anticipates future opposition on the part of the Superior, "the French lady". Nagle declares her satisfaction with the progress and condition of the house which is being built for the novices. She promises to supply them with every necessity in her power, bearing in mind the limitations of being "in a country [where] we cant doe as we please".

In collection The Collected Letters of Nano Nagle

Origin information
Cork, Ireland : Nano Nagle
Date created:
Type of resource
text
Physical description
[2] p. on 1 leaf
31 x 25 cm
Condition: The edges are damaged; some text and the end of the letter are missing.
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)
Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Doran, Patrick, Father
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.ucdlib_153354
Location
Union of Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary . IE PBVM NN/1/1/7
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:153354>

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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