Hancock, W. Neilson (William Neilson), 1820-1888
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Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: MS D136
Overview Scrapbook containing memoranda and papers connected with the report by Dr. William Neilson Hancock (1820-1888) on the supposed progressive decline of Irish prosperity in the 1860s. Larcom, as Under-Secretary for Ireland, sponsored Hancock's propaganda pamphlet in which statistics identified the problems. Includes letters from Dr. Hancock to Sir Thomas Larcom (1801-1879) on the progress of publication, often enclosing proofs for approval, and on difficulties in getting information; memos by...
Dates: 1863 - 1864