Creator:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784
Dates:
1769-07-17-1783-01-31 — 1769-07-17
Type/Formats:
Collection — Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary — Raftery, Deirdre — Gunning, David (Archivist)
Abstract:
A collection of the surviving letters of Honora (Nano) Nagle (1718-1784), foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (PBVM). Nano Nagle brought the Ursuline congregation to Ireland, before founding the Presentations. This collection represents a digital reunification of... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons in which she speculates about her investments in Paris and expresses her disappointment at the low interest paid. Nagle complains that Mr. Waters, banker, would not tell her anything about the East India Company. She appears fretful and vexed;... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons noting the writer's anxiety at not receiving letters from Fitzsimons or Dr. Moylan. Nagle comments that the proposed date of the novices’ arrival in Cork has not yet been fixed and discusses the problem of finding a professed religious to act as... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons giving an account of a "very desirable" young lady (Miss Lawless) whom she is seeking to take on in Cork. The lady's father is strongly opposed to her taking the veil and he has offered her a substantial sum of money should she reconsider and... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons expressing her pleasure at receiving another letter from her and hoping they will meet in person soon. Nagle mentions her delight that Fitzsimons will be professed in Cork, and that the former novice mistress of the Ursuline monastery in Paris has... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally apologising for not replying to her letter sooner and expressing regret that her precarious finances would not allow her undertake a foundation in St. Michan's Parish, Dublin. She hopes that Mulally lives long enough to see the Sisters of Charitable... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter from Nano Nagle to Miss [Eleanor] Fitzsimons. Nagle reflects on herself and believes she has many faults. She compares the former novice mistress in the Ursuline monastery in Paris to the mustard seed in the Gospel, and expresses hope that the Cork foundation will succeed with her at the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
Abstract:
Letter sent from Bath, England, written while Nano is visiting her brothers there. She alludes to previous correspondence which detailed the foundation of her first schools in Cork, and how she withheld this from her family who until lately were uninformed of her work. While aware that her actions... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Fitzsimons, Mary Angela, Sister
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... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Contributors:
Nagle, Nano, 1718-1784 — Mulally, Teresa, 1728-1803
Abstract:
Copy letter from Nano Nagle to Teresa Mulally welcoming Mulally and Miss (Ann) Corballis' return to health and expressing hope that they will accept the Rule of the Sisters of the Charitable Instruction; if it is not God's will that Mulally and her companions will take vows, they can still rely on... [ … ]