Papers relating to Edward FitzGerald and members of the Howe family. There is an accompanying catalogue entry describing the contents of the collection.
1. Note in the hand of Edward FitzGerald: 'October Two. 1867. Received of George Howe Five Pounds being 5 per cent interest on £100 due in May last. Edward FitzGerald.'
2. Promissory note, 5 May 1866, for 100 lent by Fitzgerald to George Howe (see no. 1), with FitzGerald's signature on the reverse.
3. Notebook containing text copied from Thomas Wright, The life of Edward FitzGerald (1905), with the name Grace Maud Howe at the front of the volume. There is also an eight-page manuscript document in the hand of Wright, containing questions put to Mrs Howe and her replies, which are in her own hand.
4. 'An inventory and valuation of the household furniture and effects of the Boat Inn, Woodbridge', 29 March 1852, 3 pages.
5. Eight stamped envelopes addressed to members of the Howe family at Woodbridge, 1875, five with FitzGerald's address, 'Little Grange, Woodbridge'.
6. Admission ticket to Woodbridge Horticultural Society's Grand Fete, 1875, made out 'Admit Edw. FitzGerald Esq.', and an unaddressed ticket to the consecration of St John's Church, 1846.
7. Photograph of a letter of recommendation for John Howe, written by Edward FitzGerald, March 1876.
8. Photograph of 'Posh Fletcher', FitzGerald's Lowestoft friend.
9. Five documents regarding the shipping activities of Captain George Howe, 1875.
10. Three copies of marriage and baptism certificates relating to different members of the Howe family, 1840-1862.
11. Press cuttings regarding Edward FitzGerald, 1909-1959, mentioning the Howe family.
12. Letter to Miss Grace Howe from M.R. Brown, Photographic Department, East Anglian daily times, 25 April 1959, thanking her for the loan of photographs.