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St Stanislaus College, Tullabeg, Offaly Murphy; James (1852-1908); Jesuit priest
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Letters to Father Provincial

Correspondence, mostly letters to Fr Provincial from the Rectors of Tullabeg and other priests, on administrative matters and domestic arrangements. Two documents reference St Stanislaus College, Tullabeg amalgamation with Clongowes Wood College in 1886. Includes:
– letters concerning villa expenses (3, 29 July 1902, 2pp and 2pp);
– letters from Fr James Murphy SJ, Rector of Tullabeg to various priests of the community on domestic matters (27 June, 26 October 1907, 3pp and 2pp);
– letters to Fr Provincial from Fr Martin Maher SJ, Rector of Tullabeg on administrative and domestic matters (28 October 1912-4 May 1918, 45 items);
– letters concerning Jesuits willing to serve as military chaplains (9 July 1915-9 October 1916, 9 items);
– letters from Fr William A. Sutton SJ, concerning his publications (2 September 1913 – 5 December 1914, 2 items);
– letters from Fr Hugo Mulhall SJ (29 September 1914-December 19[ ], 2 items);
– letters from Richard O’Reilly SJ (30 January 1913-10 June 1917, 4 items);
– letters from Ignatius Gartlan SJ concerning Jesuit chaplains (1 June 1915-25 [ ] 19[16], 4 items);
– letters from Stephen Brown SJ concerning his book Ireland in Fiction (22 September 1915 –14 August 19[16], 3 items);
– letters from Joseph Darlington SJ (1 September 1918-7 January 1919, 5 items);
– letters from Charles Mulcahy SJ (October 25, December 29, 2 items) and
– letters to Fr Provincial from members of the Society at Tullabeg on various matters, mostly literary and personal (2 January 1913-8 August 1917, 11 items).

Letters to Fr James Murphy SJ on the granting of faculties

Letters to the Fr James Murphy SJ, Rector of Tullabeg from Matthew Gaffney, Bishop of Meath, concerning issues such as the granting of ordinary faculties and visits to Tullabeg. In one letter Bishop Gaffney writes, ‘I hope you are not extinguished after all the light you shed on us. You strongly established your own fame, but you literally elevated your order, high as had been its station’ (4 August 1899).

Gaffney; Matthew (1839-1909); Roman Catholic Bishop of Meath