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Ref No IE TCD MS 749
Former Shelf Marks K. 8. 1-15
Title Sir George Clarke correspondence
Creation Dates 1690-1694
Author Clark, Sir George, 1668-1736
Admin Biographical History Clarke, George (1661–1736), Williamite secretary at war
Scope And Content '[Clarke's] Irish war correspondence comprises over 1,000 letters relating to army business, pay, food, and ordnance, as well as miscellaneous correspondence with Westminster and some illuminating narratives and newsletters relating to the [Williamite] war'. Dict. Ir. Biog


Phyiscal Description Paper; 13 vols
Custodial History The correspondence was communicated to Walter Harris by Deputy Auditor General George Boyd who found them in the Auditor General's office whither they are supposed to have been carried when the Council office was burned down in 1711.
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Related Material Over sixty of Clarke's manuscripts survive in Worcester College, Oxford
Public Note For a list of the volumes and the correspondents see N. White, ‘George Clarke's Irish war correspondence’, Anal. Hib., no. 10 (1941), 247–9
Harris' Life of William III (Dublin 1749).
HMC, Letborne-Popham (1899), 271–89
A. Graham, 'Select Document: the Case of Robert Ayleway esqr, late Comptroller of the Artillery in Ireland, 1692', Irish Historical Studies May 2015

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