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Ref No IE TCD MS 3554
Title John Millington Synge: correspondence.
Creation Dates 17 Jan 1907-20 Oct 1909
Extent And Medium 19 items.
Level Of Description Collection
Author Synge, J. M.(John Millington),1871-1909.
Phyiscal Description Letters from John Millington Synge:
/1-2: 17 January and 17 March 1907 to [Joseph] Hone (1882-1959) publisher
/3: 7 January 1909 to Miss [Elizabeth] Yeats (1868-1940) publisher
/4: 6 December 1906 to [Karel]Musek, translator of Synge's work into German
/5: 9 May [ ] to [Karel] Musek
/6-8: 20 January 20 June and 13 November 1909 to [Charles Elkin] Mathews (1851-1921) publisher
/9: Memo of agreement with Mathews for publication of Shadow of the glen and Riders to the sea. 22 May 1905
/10-11: Two cheques from Mathews endorsed by J.M.S., 24 June 1907 and 13 January 1909
/12: 6 November, letter to [Joseph] Hone
/13 19 February 1907 to Mr. J. Nolan
/14: 7 December 1908 to Mr. J. Nolan
/15: 31 January 1909 to Mr. J. Nolan. Mr Nolan had sent JMS some of his own dramatic works for comment.
/16: Typed heavily-corrected draft of the poem [On an island] beginning 'You've plucked a curlew, drawn a hen...'
/17:Autograph copy of poem [Farewell to the shee] beginning 'Adieu sweet Angus, Maeve & Fand ...'
/18: Negaative review of Shadow of the Glen and Riders to the sea by an anonomous member of a 'Scribbling Club'. 3 pages.20 Oct 1909
/19: 15 November 1958 L[awrence] M. Wilson, Montreal, Canada to Dr. Parke, Librarian, TCD. letter of presentation which accompanied these items.
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Related Material See also TCD MS 3553a (Menken Letters)
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