CollectionStewart of Killymoon Papers

A detailed calendar of this collection is available. The collection of c.850 documents, includes:
337 letters to the Honourable Mrs Elizabeth Stewart of Killymoon, Cookstown, mainly from Mrs Rebecca Leslie, referring to family news and social events, but also referring to the 1798 rebellion and its aftermath, 1797-1830.

Miscellaneous letters of the Stewart family, 1761-1845. For instance, a letter from Letitia Rochfort Mervyn to James Stewart in which she states that she has arranged for him to be returned for Augher as a seat-warmer until she can find a proper person to sit in this seat, 1776.

Letters from L. Bolton to her niece 'Bessie', the Honourable Mrs Elizabeth Stewart, 1871.

Letters from the Honourable Mrs Elizabeth Stewart to her husband, regarding family matters and alterations she was making to cottages on the estate, 1803; 1810.

Ode in Latin in praise of Miss Louisa Stewart, with a translation, 1809.

Elegy on the death of Miss Stewart, c.1820.

Poem eulogising William Stewart by Molly Mason, c.1820.

Letters from various corespondents to Mrs Stewart, including several letters from her daughter, Louisa, c.1800-c.1831.

Manuscript obituary notice for the Honourable Mrs Elizabeth Stewart, 1835.

A journal kept by the Honourable Mrs Stewart of a tour of England, c.1808.

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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Public Record Office of Northern Ireland staff and we are grateful for their assistance. It must be remembered that due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.