Letter Book

Scope and Content

Copies of letters sent from McConnel & Kennedy to various individuals. The recipients are listed below, with page numbers given in brackets. Some of the letters in this volume are badly faded.

  • Ainsworth & Cotterall, of Preston, Lancs (424, 436)
  • Ainsworth, Peter, & Co. (205)
  • Ainsworth, Thomas, & Co., of Blackburn, Lancs (111, 125, 133, 139, 142, 150, 157, 165, 181, 188, 202, 205, 217)
  • Aldebert, J., & Co., of London & Manchester, Lancs (375, 413)
  • Allison, James, of Dumfries, Scotland (174)
  • Anderton, James, of Chorley, Lancs (82, 91, 94, 133, 140, 180, 185, 217, 221, 223, 384, 435)
  • Armytage, W. & G., of Halifax, Yorks (367, 369)
  • Baird, Hugh & Robert, of Glasgow, Scotland (440)
  • Banks, Robert, of Bamber Bridge, Lancs (73, 82)
  • Barclay & Pollock, of Paisley, Scotland (198, 199, 202, 203, 205)
  • Barclay, Alexander, of Hamburg, Germany (13, 36, 43, 50, 86, 91, 99, 110, 130, 155, 161, 67, 175, 180, 183, 186, 190, 195, 197, 198, 199, 201, 209, 211, 216, 226, 236, 242)
  • Barclay, Salkeld & Bailey (390)
  • Bayley, Richard, of Sheffield, Yorks (150)
  • Bell, John, & Co., of Belfast, Ireland (31, 33, 54, 59, 66, 73, 87, 88, 91, 92, 97, 102, 107, 110, 111, 115, 122, 129, 130, 139, 141, 155, 162, 172, 184, 185, 188, 192, 193, 194, 198, 201, 202, 204, 208, 214, 216, 224, 227, 230, 235, 243, 248, 258, 265, 270, 280, 285, 290, 292, 296, 298, 300, 302, 318, 338, 342, 343, 348, 359, 373, 379, 381, 385, 395, 399, 402, 407, 408, 412, 418, 421, 424, 425, 430, 433, 434)
  • Bissland, Thomas, of Paisley, Scotland (12, 15, 24, 45, 49)
  • Blaydes, Loft, Gee & Co., of Hull, Yorks (9, 90, 91, 134, 141, 154, 158, 168, 175, 180, 181, 183, 185, 201, 211, 219, 243, 332, 337, 344, 351, 391, 393, 410, 419, 420, 426)
  • Boulton & Watt, of Soho, Birmingham, Warw (42, 88, 93, 98, 99, 102, 105, 112, 121, 131, 132, 134, 149, 152, 162, 170, 188, 196, 199, 205, 211, 217, 219, 222, 225, 232, 242, 250, 251, 253, 259, 265, 281, 403, 404, 407, 431, 433)
  • Bridson, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (32, 35)
  • Brooke, Pease & Co., of Union Oil Mills, Hull, Yorks (96, 108, 111, 131, 132, 156, 182, 209, 307, 413)
  • Brown & Downie, of Paisley, Scotland (6, 7, 12, 13, 17, 18, 24, 42, 47, 49, 76, 82, 83, 108, 112)
  • Brown, George, & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (351)
  • Brown, T., of White Lion, Hackney Wick, Midd (426)
  • Buckley, Richard, Carbrook, Yorks (147, 414)
  • Burnley, Joseph, of Leeds, Yorks (106)
  • Byres, William, & Co., of Belfast, Ireland (18, 42, 68, 73, 93, 121, 138, 170, 207, 222, 241, 244, 251, 267, 277, 279, 288, 298, 305, 306, 309, 314, 317, 328, 339, 345, 353, 356, 369, 376, 380, 395, 401, 408, 421, 422, 435, 441)
  • Cantrell, William, of Manchester, Lancs (418)
  • Cartledge, Samuel, of Nottingham (437)
  • [Centeis, Centeis, Woollett, Dawes?] & Co., of Rye, Sussex (209)
  • Clark, R., of Lancaster (122, 123)
  • Cochran, Mr, of Belfast, Ireland (310, 318)
  • Coats, George, of Paisley, Scotland (43, 76, 82, 86, 93)
  • Coats, Elizabeth, of Manchester, Lancs (413)
  • Coulson, Edward, of Hull, Yorks (284)
  • Crook, J. & J., of Bolton, Lancs (193)
  • Darbishire & Chorley, of Delph Mill, Bolton, Lancs (196, 204)
  • Davidson, Wylie & Co., of Paisley, Scotland (384)
  • Dinwiddie, Son & Wilkinson, of Manchester, Lancs (22)
  • Douglas, Mr, of Liverpool, Lancs (321)
  • Duckworth, George, of Manchester, Lancs (178)
  • Dunn, George, of Lisburn, Ireland (11, 12, 56)
  • Duval, David, of London (284, 362)
  • Evans, Joshua, of Liverpool, Lancs (346)
  • Evans, Walter, & Co., of Derby (291, 297, 361, 365, 367, 373, 428, 429, 431)
  • Fea, Thomas & John, of Hull, Yorks (385, 386, 387, 411, 412, 423, 424, 427)
  • Fielding & Sharp, of Cheapside, London (368, 370, 378)
  • Finlay, Hodgson & Co., of London (357)
  • Finlay, James, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (5, 16, 25, 39, 44, 49, 51, 57, 61, 63, 68, 76, 82, 88, 96, 106, 115, 122, 126, 135, 143, 145, 151, 157, 159, 162, 220, 280, 354)
  • Freelands & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (1)
  • Gardner, Ebenezer, & Sons, of London (420, 422, 435)
  • Gemmill, Robert, of Belfast, Ireland (11, 30, 36, 39, 46, 50, 53, 65, 68, 78, 96, 124, 140)
  • George, Philip, of Bristol, Glos (193)
  • Gibson, John & Andrew, of Paisley, Scotland (124)
  • Goddard, William, of Dublin, Ireland (305)
  • Goldsmidt, Son & Eliason, of London (189)
  • Graves, James & John, of Liverpool, Lancs (222)
  • Gray, B & J., & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (423)
  • Green, Thomas, of Liverpool, Lancs (27, 34)
  • Haddon & Dale, of Glasgow, Scotland (273)
  • Hall & Co., of Paisley, Scotland (215)
  • Hall, Robert, of Bury, Lancs (81, 91, 97, 98, 125, 140, 149, 152, 157, 184, 187, 201, 212, 252, 258, 271)
  • Hamilton & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (214)
  • Hamilton, Hill, of Belfast, Ireland (13, 26, 29, 30, 35, 40, 45, 48, 50, 54, 62, 66, 67, 69, 77, 80, 84, 90, 94, 99, 102, 103, 104, 105, 114, 124, 128, 137, 147, 152, 156, 164, 165, 171, 180, 187, 193, 203, 207, 216, 218, 224, 227, 227, 228, 229, 231, 238, 240, 243, 246, 247, 249, 252, 256, 259, 276, 281, 284, 289, 293, 297, 301, 303, 307, 308, 310, 312, 314, 319, 324, 328, 333, 335, 338, 343, 345, 359, 372, 376, 383, 386, 388, 392, 402, 404, 407, 409, 416, 421, 422, 427, 429, 438, 440)
  • Hannay, George, of Bangor, Ireland (15, 37, 46, 59, 67, 74, 76, 106, 129, 197, 209, 213, 217, 221, 228, 234, 256, 277, 347, 355, 374, 379, 387)
  • Harrison & Latham, of Liverpool, Lancs (215, 220)
  • [Hartress?], William (170)
  • Hewson, John, & Son, of Carlisle, Cumb (215)
  • Heywood Brothers & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (439)
  • Hindley & Gregorie, of Charleston, U.S.A. (268, 371, 397)
  • Hobson, Sylvester, & Co., of Sheffield, Yorks (143, 158)
  • [Hoeftman], of London (241)
  • Holt, David, of Chorlton New Mill, Manchester, Lancs (38)
  • Houldsworth, Henry, of Glasgow, Scotland (310, 318)
  • Houstoun, William, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (4, 9, 16, 28, 31, 34, 36, 39, 47, 49, 57, 62, 65, 67, 71, 74, 77, 85, 92, 96, 100, 105, 109, 118, 119, 127, 135, 138, 141, 144, 146, 154, 155, 160, 172, 173, 179, 181, 182, 185, 186, 193, 195, 196, 201, 204, 205, 206, 210, 212, 218, 220, 222, 226, 228, 234, 239, 241, 248, 253, 263, 265, 274, 281, 283, 287, 289, 291, 320, 323, 327, 332, 334, 349)
  • How, John & Thomas, of Green Castle, of Belfast Ireland (8, 19, 22, 50, 59, 66, 73, 77, 103, 125, 131, 134, 140, 151, 161, 165, 177, 185, 192, 194, 265, 276, 282, 294, 298, 301, 306, 313, 317, 322, 326, 330, 331, 339, 342, 405)
  • Hunter, Duncan, of London (254)
  • Hunter, James, & Co., of London (434)
  • Income Tax, Commissioners of (86)
  • Johnson, Francis, of Belfast, Ireland (286, 307, 312, 317, 324, 338, 342, 355, 373, 382, 400, 402, 405, 417, 426)
  • Johnson, Hugh & John, of London (193)
  • Jordan, Francis, & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (32, 55)
  • Kelly & Sandeman, of Perth, Scotland (67, 87, 98, 101, 103, 114, 129, 146, 170, 177, 191, 197)
  • Kelly, William, of Glasgow, Scotland (46, 54, 77, 205, 212, 215, 217, 364, 390)
  • Kelso & Caldwell, of Londonderry, Ireland (93, 125, 133, 142, 149)
  • Kennedy, Arthur, of Disley, Ches (21)
  • Kennedy, Robert, of Glasgow, Scotland (21, 362)
  • Knowles, Thomas, of Liverpool, Lancs (39)
  • Lang, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (27, 29, 46, 59, 73, 74, 84, 94, 116, 128, 131, 138, 147, 149, 165, 166, 183, 294, 305, 308, 319, 323, 334, 341, 355, 357, 360, 372, 375, 391, 411, 414, 424, 425, 428, 429, 438)
  • Lee, Thomas, & Co., of Hull, Yorks (119)
  • Leigh & Crossfield, of Liverpool, Lancs (2)
  • Lewis, Emanuel, & Co., of Hamburg, Germany (90, 120)
  • Lister, Thomas, of High Town, Leeds, Yorks (106)
  • McCoull, Walter, of Lisburn, Ireland (18, 27, 33, 42, 66, 70, 91, 106, 109, 125, 132, 149, 166, 189)
  • McGavin, John & James, of Paisley, Scotland (21)
  • McGavin, Robert, of Paisley, Scotland (10, 249, 250, 252, 254, 255, 260, 261, 263, 266, 269, 270, 272, 273, 274, 278, 280, 281, 282, 285, 287, 288, 290, 291, 292, 293, 295, 296, 300, 303, 304, 306, 308, 309, 313, 315, 316, 320, 321, 323, 325, 327, 328, 329, 331, 333, 335, 336, 340, 341, 343, 344, 346, 348, 350, 352, 353, 354, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 364, 366, 374, 377, 379, 380, 382, 384, 386, 387, 389, 390, 391, 393, 395, 396, 400, 401, 403, 406, 408, 409, 410, 413, 414, 415, 417, 418, 419, 421, 422, 423, 427, 430, 431, 433, 436, 439, 440, 441)
  • McHewham, John, of Glasgow, Scotland (258, 268)
  • McIver, McVicar & McCorqudale, of Liverpool, Lancs (202, 205)
  • McKerrell, Fulton, of Paisley, Scotland (17, 22, 39, 64, 72, 120, 378)
  • MacNab, Archibald, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (223, 235, 236, 331, 388, 398, 399, 404, 411, 416)
  • McNaught, John, of Johnston, Wales (394, 409)
  • MacNiven, John (337, 350, 352)
  • Magnus, George, of Manchester, Lancs (348, 354)
  • Mair, John, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (349, 357)
  • Marsden, George, of Liverpool, Lancs (163, 168, 184, 185, 188, 191, 192, 201, 205, 213, 219, 220, 222, 300, 301, 304, 311, 314, 315, 321, 324, 348, 349, 351, 356, 360, 363, 365, 367, 368, 384, 385, 388, 390, 395, 396, 397, 398, 400, 410, 416, 423, 428, 429)
  • May, Thomas, of Belfast, Ireland (406)
  • Mellor, John, of Waterhouses, Staffs (190, 201, 202, 227, 229, 233, 242, 245, 257, 267, 269, 278, 290, 294, 299, 313, 321, 332, 346)
  • Mitchell & Cantrell, of Manchester, Lancs (217)
  • Montgomery & Hind, of Liverpool, Lancs (41, 215)
  • Moody & Wallace, of Paisley, Scotland (10, 25, 33, 37, 39, 41, 46, 49, 52, 59, 64, 221, 222, 225)
  • Murray, McMillan & Co., of Bangor, Ireland (347)
  • Orr, William, & Son, of Paisley, Scotland (349, 352, 359, 367, 381, 393, 428, 433)
  • Paisley Banking Co., of Paisley, Scotland (17)
  • Pearson, J., of Hathersage, Derbs (311)
  • Pease, Strays & Trigg, of Hull, Yorks (156, 284, 286)
  • Peers & Simms, of Liverpool, Lancs (19, 29)
  • Pemberton, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (19, 38, 52, 70, 150, 216, 219, 228, 280, 294, 309, 312, 313, 314, 353, 383, 396, 399)
  • Pickfords, of Manchester, Lancs (259)
  • Plant, Thomas, of Nottingham (437)
  • Preston, Robert, of Galgate, Lancs (276, 278)
  • Property Tax, Commissioners of (86)
  • Railton, John, of London (435)
  • Rapp, John, of London (204)
  • Reid & Cavant, of Belfast, Ireland (42, 58, 59, 73, 76, 78, 98, 99, 125, 131, 140, 159, 191, 198, 205, 208, 217, 298)
  • Reid, Alexander, of Cornwall Park, Nr Perth, Scotland (421)
  • Richardson, James, of Lisburn, Ireland (103, 116, 140, 155)
  • Richardson, Ralph & Thomas, of Dublin, Ireland (3, 27, 32, 36, 41, 59, 60, 64, 66, 75, 77, 97, 101, 132, 138, 149, 155, 175, 186, 193, 201, 219, 229, 233, 237, 246, 291, 295, 298, 305, 318, 339)
  • Roberts, Edward, of Macclesfield, Ches (34)
  • Roder & Bauer, of Leipzig, Germany (432)
  • Rutherford, Jordan, & Co., of Belfast, Ireland (38, 42, 65, 74, 80, 102, 103, 105, 125, 130, 139, 187, 192, 196, 208, 210, 212, 221, 228, 299, 303, 317, 322, 339, 407, 417)
  • Rutson, Ewart, & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (193, 303, 311, 329)
  • Rutt, J.S., of 60 Basinghall Street, London (236, 237)
  • Salisbury, Richard D., of Preston, Lancs (282)
  • Schmidtmeyer & Co., of London (260, 272, 405, 406, 413, 414, 415, 427, 429, 430, 432, 434, 437, 438)
  • Scott, James, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (234)
  • Sedgwick, John, of Belfast, Ireland (364)
  • Sharp, J.B., of King's Street, Cheapside, London (219, 223, 235, 243, 246, 260, 261, 262, 264, 267, 269, 271, 275, 277, 282, 286, 290, 296, 302, 311, 365, 368)
  • Sharp, William, of Paisley, Scotland (14, 28, 42, 55, 60, 67, 84, 117, 122, 196)
  • Simond, P.J., & Hankey, J.P., of London (118, 125)
  • Simms, Robert Ewing, of Liverpool, Lancs (121, 266)
  • Smethurst, James, & Son, of Chorley, Lancs (131, 142, 171, 188, 198, 203, 214)
  • Smith & Rutson, of Chowbent, Lancs (51)
  • Smith & Wardlaw, of Glasgow, Scotland (45, 56, 60, 71, 77, 80, 83, 85, 89, 95, 99, 102, 112, 118, 121, 128, 134, 137, 148, 152, 160, 164, 169, 172, 177, 179, 184, 185, 193, 194, 195, 196, 197, 198, 199, 200, 202, 204, 207, 210, 212, 218, 222, 225, 226, 233, 237, 239, 248, 256, 263, 264, 266, 271, 276, 283, 299, 308, 309)
  • Smith, Robert, of Paisley, Scotland (3, 8, 16, 23, 39, 48)
  • Somerville, William, of Glasgow, Scotland (175)
  • Southern & Pearson, of Hull, Yorks (211, 212)
  • Stow & Pollock, of Paisley, Scotland (1, 4, 6, 9, 10, 14, 23, 30, 31, 36, 39, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48, 50, 52, 55, 60, 63, 65, 67, 72, 74, 75, 78, 79, 81, 82, 88, 93, 96, 103, 104, 112, 113, 116, 123, 132, 136, 139, 140, 142, 144, 150, 153, 156, 162, 166, 172, 176, 177, 182, 186, 187, 190, 192, 195, 196, 201, 203, 206, 208, 213, 217, 218, 221, 222, 225, 226, 228, 229, 232, 238, 240, 241, 245, 248, 251, 252, 253, 258, 260, 263, 264, 266, 270, 275, 278, 279, 284, 287, 288, 289, 292, 293, 296, 297, 303, 312, 315, 316, 322, 325, 330, 332, 341, 342, 347, 352, 363, 377, 382, 387, 398)
  • Stow, William, of Paisley, Scotland (440)
  • Stuart, John, of Manchester, Lancs (326)
  • Strutt, W.G. & J., of Derby (7, 9, 17, 22, 48, 82, 134, 141, 143, 177, 183, 202, 203, 219, 230, 304, 305, 334, 355, 371, 389, 396)
  • Sugden, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (2, 32)
  • Swallow, Luke, of Halifax, Yorks (107, 367, 369, 370, 394, 425)
  • Tayleur, Charles, & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (304)
  • Taylor, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (418)
  • Taylor, J., of Makeney, Derbs (8, 20, 25, 28, 33, 43, 46, 48, 53, 61, 66, 77, 88, 99, 102, 113, 117, 129, 131, 148, 150, 151, 209, 353, 357)
  • Topham, Robert, of Chester (441)
  • Towle, Thomas, John & Benjamin, of Draycott, Derbs (149, 170, 176, 177, 188, 194, 196, 197, 212, 222, 225, 229, 231, 234, 241, 248, 250, 256, 261, 280, 284, 290, 294, 296, 299, 300, 302, 306, 310, 311, 313, 314, 317, 319, 320, 325, 326, 329, 331, 333, 334, 336, 340, 342, 343, 344, 347, 349, 351, 352, 353, 356, 358, 361, 363, 365, 370, 371, 377, 378, 380, 382, 383, 389, 391, 400, 403, 404, 407, 408, 411, 415, 418, 420, 423, 424, 425, 426, 428, 432, 436, 437, 439, 441)
  • Union Company (274)
  • Walker, John, of Rochdale, Lancs (74)
  • Wallace, James, of Lisburn, Ireland (168)
  • Ward, James, of Lisburn, Ireland (20, 26, 37, 42, 67, 70, 91, 98, 106, 114, 132, 150, 170, 181, 257, 268, 277, 283)
  • Watson, John, & Sons, of Preston, Lancs (84, 85, 88, 90, 91, 93, 94, 97, 111, 113, 119, 122, 126, 131, 132, 133, 139, 143, 148, 152, 155, 157, 162, 165, 166, 172, 176, 178, 184, 187, 188, 191, 192, 194)
  • Whitla, George, of Lisburn, Ireland (2, 28, 32, 35, 51, 62, 66, 67, 94, 115, 122, 123, 139, 145, 150, 152, 156, 163, 166, 168, 174, 178, 181, 184, 194, 196, 199, 202, 205, 210, 217, 247, 249, 255, 257, 268, 317, 324, 327, 332, 340, 366, 375, 380, 415, 417, 420, 423, 426)
  • Whitely, John, of Halifax, Yorks (356, 367, 368, 369, 394, 433)
  • Whittle, James, of Liverpool, Lancs (421)
  • Whyte & Kerr, of Glasgow, Scotland (192, 194, 196, 197, 198, 200, 202, 203, 207, 213, 214, 215, 218, 220, 222, 225, 226, 227, 228, 232, 237, 239, 240, 244, 245, 246, 247, 253, 262, 263, 266, 273, 302)
  • Whyte, James, & Co., of Paisley, Scotland (77, 119)
  • Whyte, William, of Glasgow, Scotland (7, 15, 26, 33, 37, 39, 42, 44, 47, 48, 49, 51, 56, 58, 61, 63, 68, 69, 71, 75, 79, 81, 83, 84, 89, 95, 100, 102, 103, 107, 112, 117, 123, 127, 129, 132, 133, 134, 139, 142, 144, 146, 148, 150, 153, 158, 161, 162, 165, 168, 173, 174, 176, 178, 182, 188, 189)
  • Willoughby, Mr (340)
  • Wood, Joseph, of Bolton, Lancs (222)
  • Wood, William, of Carlisle, Cumb (109, 165)
  • Worrall & Bailand, of Liverpool, Lancs (363)
  • Worthy, William Henry, of Manchester, Lancs (228)
  • Yorstoun, James, & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (313)
  • Young, Richard, of Chester (33, 71)
  • Unidentified [illegible/faded] (2, 3, 6, 215, 311, 432, 441)