Excerpt from A Short Guide to the Principal Classes of Documents: Preserved in the Public Record Office, DublinAt the present moment there is no complete official catalogue to the documents in the Public Record Office, Dublin. Mr. Herbert Wood,MoreExcerpt from A Short Guide to the Principal Classes of Documents: Preserved in the Public Record Office, DublinAt the present moment there is no complete official catalogue to the documents in the Public Record Office, Dublin. Mr. Herbert Wood, B.A., of this Office has written an admirable guide which he has not yet published.
Ho has been good enough to allow me to avail myself of his great learning, and for his kindness I warmly thank him. My guide is based on the Reports of the Irish Record Commissioners, the Reports of the Deputy Keeper, and personal knowledge. In an Appendix I add short notes on Marshs Library, and the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin- and on the Public Library, Armagh.Many partisan pamphlets on Irish history have been written. In them scraps of evidence have been chewed and rechewed by writer after writer, and have long ago ceased to be nutritious. This reflects grave discredit upon our country.
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