|Hurley Family Emigrant Letters
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The major part of the present collection comprises of 122 letters home to Ireland from Michael and Denis Hurley in the United States over a period of 77 years from 1871 to 1938. The collection includes letters to the Hurley brothers' parents and siblings and includes 2 items related to the death of their mother, Mrs Mary Hurley, including a list of expenses incurred at her wake and funeral (U170/133). The collection also contains 2 letters from a Marie Collins in Connecticut, United States, to the Hurleys in Clonakilty (U170/135-136). The collection is a valuable source for the history of Irish emigration to the United States. 141 items.
|By prior appointment
|Cork City and County Archives
|Seamus Murphy Building 32 Great William O'Brien Street Blackpool Cork City
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|Formerly Cork Archives Institute. We are grateful for the assistance provided by Ms Patricia McCarthy in supplying entries for the original Directory.