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 pages in this volume are damaged, making identification of the recipient difficult.

  • Ainsworth & Catterall, of Preston, Lancs (78)
  • Anderton, James, of Chorley, Lancs (6, 26, 54, 56, 58, 63, 66, 68, 89, 93)
  • Armytage, W. & G., of Halifax, Yorks (133, 175, 451-452)
  • Ashton, James & Brothers, of 12 New Market, Manchester, Lancs (322)
  • Barclay & Pollock, of Paisley, Scotland (260)
  • Barclay, Alexander, of Gothenburg, Sweden (322, 395)
  • Barker, Hadfield & Co., of Edge Lane Colliery, Nr Oldham, Lancs (179, 369)
  • Barton, Henry & John, & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (282, 321, 420)
  • Bell, John, & Co., of Belfast, Ireland (12, 13, 23, 32, 42, 75, 79, 84, 87, 97, 99, 102, 105, 111, 119, 122, 125, 135, 146, 151, 153, 155-156, 164, 168, 171, 176, 183, 185-186, 197, 209, 212, 219, 227, 233, 242, 253-254, 265, 281-282, 305, 310, 316, 333-334, 339-340, 342-343, 350-351, 360, 369, 374, 385, 393, 404, 411-412, 417-418, 421, 422, 438, 444, 448)
  • Bennett, Joseph, of Hucknall, Notts (401, 407, 414, 420, 425, 431, 434, 441, 447-448, 451)
  • Birley & Hornby, of Blackburn, Lancs (227)
  • Blaydes, Loft, Gee & Co., of Hull, Yorks (50, 52, 166, 168, 196, 212)
  • Boulton & Watt, of Soho, Birmingham, Warw (3-4, 8, 10, 61, 135, 147, 149)
  • Bowen, William, of Sandfords, Manchester, Lancs (25)
  • Briddon, John, Grocers Company, of Manchester, Lancs (314)
  • Byers, William, & Brigs, Robert, of Belfast, Ireland (33, 35, 45, 55, 79, 95, 121, 130, 138, 155, 259-260, 269, 295, 303, 323)
  • Cartledge, Samuel, of Nottingham (16, 18, 23, 29,43, 65, 76, 82, 84, 91, 93, 105, 107, 115, 117, 127, 134, 139, 145, 147, 149, 170, 173, 175, 177, 184, 187, 190, 193, 202, 203, 217, 219, 226, 228, 233, 236, 240, 244, 256, 274-275, 283, 286, 293, 301, 306, 310, 314, 318, 324, 326, 328, 332, 342, 343, 351, 355, 358, 359, 362, 365, 368, 369, 370, 371, 376, 381, 384, 388-389, 397, 401, 404, 409, 416, 431, 434, 441, 446, 459)
  • Churchwardens, of Manchester, Lancs (133, 430)
  • Cochran, Robert & Samuel, of Dublin, Ireland (154)
  • Cope, Joseph, of Matlock, Derbs (105, 107, 115, 117, 124, 127, 134, 138-139, 148, 149, 170, 173, 175, 177, 184-185, 187, 191, 193, 201, 203, 217-218, 220, 226, 227, 233, 236, 240, 244, 275, 283, 286, 294, 301, 310, 314-315, 318, 325, 326, 328, 354- 355, 362, 366, 368, 381, 385, 401-402, 404, 409, 416, 431, 434, 441, 446, 452, 459)
  • Crook, Thomas, of Lancaster (32)
  • Cross, John, of London (454)
  • Cummings, James & Henry, of Liverpool, Lancs (86, 114)
  • Dixon & Higginbottom, of Liverpool, Lancs (307, 311, 315, 317, 320, 327, 332, 333, 335-336, 337, 340-341, 344, 353, 355, 356, 361, 364-365, 367, 370, 372, 375-376, 377-378, 380, 381, 383-384, 385, 400, 406, 408, 410-411, 419, 424, 426-427, 429, 430, 432, 433, 435-436, 439, 442-443, 444-445, 449, 453, 455, 456)
  • Doxat & Divetts, of London (59, 66, 67, 85)
  • Evans, Walter, & Co., of Derby (105, 109, 111, 116, 120, 123, 124-125, 128, 130, 132, 133, 141, 142, 143, 162-163, 181, 186, 191, 195, 200, 201, 230, 263, 273, 276, 282, 294, 300, 323-324, 347, 353-354, 358)
  • Ewing, James, of Glasgow, Scotland (2, 173, 178)
  • Fazy, John, & Co., of London & Manchester, Lancs (179-180, 187, 242, 248, 278-279, 312, 313, 329-330, 383, 412)
  • Fielden, H. & W., of Blackburn, Lancs (440)
  • Finlay, James, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (147-148)
  • Fox & Pilkington, of Liverpool, Lancs (419)
  • Garnett, R. & W., Merchants, of Manchester, Lancs (263-264)
  • Gray, B. & J., of Liverpool, Lancs (158, 161, 191)
  • Grays, Wilson & Co., of Liverpool, Lancs (217)
  • Hagedorn, J.P.H., of London (292, 301, 386, 398)
  • Hamilton & McConnell, of Belfast, Ireland (306, 314, 319-320, 331-332, 333, 341, 345, 349, 356-357, 360, 365, 369-370, 374-375, 384, 389, 392, 394, 403, 406-407, 413, 423-424, 426, 429, 444, 449, 452-453)
  • Hamilton, Hill, of Belfast, Ireland (2, 8-9, 14, 18-19, 27, 36, 42, 43-44, 46, 48-49, 55, 56, 61-62, 65, 70, 72-73, 77, 81, 87-88, 97, 103, 108-109, 118, 121, 131, 135, 143-144, 150, 157, 160, 163, 166, 171, 173, 176, 182, 184, 192, 194, 203-204, 207- 208, 212, 223, 227, 229, 231, 235, 237-238, 241, 243, 247, 252, 266, 269, 278, 283, 284, 290, 295-296, 320, 323)
  • Hargreaves, J. & A., of Manchester, Lancs (38)
  • Heywood Brothers & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (11, 15, 63, 333)
  • Hill & Bennett, of Watling Street, London (28, 170)
  • Hindley & Gregorie, of Charleston, South Carolina, U.S.A. (63)
  • Hodgson & Miller, of Liverpool, Lancs (205)
  • Holt, William, & Son, of Rochdale, Lancs (308-309)
  • Houldsworth, Henry, of Glasgow, Scotland (31)
  • How, Grey & Co., of Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland (53, 92, 100, 112-113, 122, 123, 126, 144, 178)
  • How, John & Thomas, of Green Castle, Belfast, Ireland (47, 56, 59, 81, 88, 136, 148-149, 158, 163, 167, 168, 185, 186, 188, 196-197, 200, 204-205, 207, 229, 232, 248-249, 256, 259, 301, 443)
  • Hughes, George, of 2 Bow Street, Manchester, Lancs (396)
  • Hunter, James, & Co., of London (90)
  • Hunter, John, of Belfast, Ireland (57, 145, 170-171, 238, 251-252)
  • Imperial Fire Office (66)
  • Jarratt, Dawson & Hardy, of Low Moor Iron Works, Low Moor, Yorks (435)
  • Johnson, Francis, of Belfast, Ireland (16, 22, 24, 57, 61, 121, 138)
  • Jordan, Francis, of Liverpool, Lancs (100, 102, 140, 196, 243, 331)
  • Lancashire, clerk of the peace for (33)
  • Lang, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (7, 11, 24, 26, 34, 37)
  • Leppers, McCrum & Co., of Belfast, Ireland (363)
  • Lowe, George, of Cheapside, London (246, 268, 280)
  • McGavin, Robert, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (1, 4-5, 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 23, 27-28, 30-31, 37, 38, 39-40, 49, 51, 53, 55-56, 58, 60, 64, 69, 71, 75, 76, 77, 78, 80, 82, 84, 89, 93, 98, 106, 108, 117, 119, 120, 123, 126, 127, 129, 132, 134, 136, 137-138, 140-141, 144-145, 152-153, 156-157, 161, 162, 165-166, 169, 174, 177, 181-182, 189, 190, 192-193, 199, 203, 206, 207, 211, 212- 213, 216, 220-221, 224, 228, 233, 234-235, 238, 241-242, 244-245, 247, 249-250, 254-255, 262, 267, 270-271, 273-274, 278, 280, 285- 286, 288-289, 291-292, 293-294, 297-298, 304-305, 306-307, 310- 311, 315, 316-317, 321, 324, 326-327, 330, 336-337, 338, 340, 344-345, 352-353, 356, 357, 363-364, 366, 367-368, 370-371, 373, 375, 376, 377, 378, 379, 380-381, 386, 389-390, 391, 397, 398, 399-400, 403, 405-406, 408-409, 409-410, 411, 415, 418-419, 423, 426, 428-429, 430, 431-432, 433, 437, 438-439, 442, 447, 448-449, 450, 455-456, 457, 458)
  • McGhie, John, of Castle Hill, Dumfries, Scotland (22, 158- 159, 308, 432-433)
  • McNab, Archibald, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (28, 214-215, 221, 249, 346, 395)
  • McNab, McNiven & Co., of Heligoland, Germany (30, 107)
  • McNair, Thomas, of Belfast, Ireland (242-243, 285, 298-299, 337, 346, 347-348)
  • McNiven, John, c/o Alexander Barclay, Gothenburg, Sweden (257)
  • Marsden, George, of Liverpool, Lancs (8, 24, 25, 35, 49, 50, 51, 53, 54, 59, 94, 131, 132, 152, 153, 155, 191, 205, 215, 218, 221, 224, 228, 230, 234, 236-237, 245, 250, 294)
  • Mellor, John, of Holymoorside, Derbs (72, 102, 111, 115, 116, 128, 132, 139, 143, 152, 159, 164, 166, 167, 172-173, 174, 175, 177, 181, 183, 194-195, 200, 202-203, 204, 209, 211, 213, 216, 218-219, 227, 228, 234, 245, 249, 250-251, 255, 258, 276, 288, 291, 296, 299, 307-308, 321-322, 325-326, 332-333, 335, 341-342, 342, 348, 350, 354, 355-356, 357, 358-359, 362, 368, 372, 377, 382, 385, 387, 389, 391, 393, 394, 405, 406, 407-408, 409, 410, 412, 413, 421-422, 427-428, 430, 431, 437-438, 440, 442, 445, 446, 453-454, 458-459)
  • Moore, David, of Belfast, Ireland (100-101, 113, 114)
  • Morand, Samuel, of 2 Dean Street, Finsbury Square, London (268, 269, 273)
  • Morgan, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (372)
  • Müller, F. (395-396)
  • O'Neill, Thomas, & Co., of Belfast, Ireland (142)
  • Orr, William, & Son, of Paisley, Scotland (9, 22, 87, 88, 91, 99, 110, 112, 114, 253)
  • Paton, Mr, of Old Gravel Lane, London (90, 125)
  • Pemberton, John H., of Liverpool, Lancs (22, 24, 34, 104, 118, 147, 157, 166, 171-172, 182-183, 184, 187, 193-194, 208, 210, 220, 225, 235-236, 243, 266-267, 287-288, 314)
  • Pickfords, of Manchester, Lancs (247, 313)
  • Plant & White, of East Retford, Notts (379-380, 392-393, 396, 402, 413)
  • Plant, Thomas, of Nottingham (13, 230, 239, 262-263, 349)
  • Pooley, John, & Co., of Manchester, Lancs (213-214)
  • Porter, Thomas, of Bradford, Yorks (94)
  • Railton, John, of London (12, 73, 74, 83, 309)
  • Railton, Robert G., & Co., of London (95-96, 151, 154-155, 157-158, 160-161, 163-164, 169, 172, 176, 180-181, 198-199, 200- 201, 202, 205, 206, 210, 211, 216-217, 222-223, 225-226, 231, 245-246, 246-247, 264, 269-270, 271-272, 274, 275, 280-281, 290- 291, 296, 392)
  • Rapp, John, of London (41, 45, 48, 110-111, 165, 179, 189, 223, 225, 258, 359)
  • Rathbone, William & Richard, of Liverpool, Lancs (254, 266, 311, 334, 343, 347, 360, 361, 373, 374, 394, 404-405, 415, 418, 421, 439, 445, 446, 448)
  • Read, John, of Liverpool, Lancs (68, 240, 302)
  • Reid & Cavart, of Belfast, Ireland (231, 235, 239, 252-253, 258, 287, 289, 295, 302, 323, 328, 331, 358, 417, 458)
  • Richardson, Ralph & Thomas, of Dublin, Ireland (48, 86, 91, 102, 126, 140, 188, 189-190, 196, 214, 331, 336)
  • Robinson, Luke & Braddell, of Liverpool, Lancs (142, 178)
  • Sampson, Sharp & Batard, of London (265)
  • Sandford, William, of Manchester, Lancs (90, 281)
  • Schmidtmeyer & Co., of London (13, 15, 17, 20, 44, 46, 57)
  • Schunck, Martin, of 16 Token House Yard, London (382-383)
  • Simms, R.E., of Liverpool, Lancs (94, 99, 103, 118-119, 125) 130, 146, 151, 153, 168, 172, 183, 185, 209, 219, 232, 295)
  • Smith & Massey, of Liverpool, Lancs (350, 416, 417, 436, 437, 440, 443-444, 447, 450-451, 452, 454)
  • Smith, Joseph, of Manchester, Lancs (130)
  • Snodgrass, Neil, of Johnston, Nr Paisley, Scotland (410)
  • Spitta, Molling & Co., of London (255, 260-261, 268, 277, 298, 300, 304, 313, 318-319, 325, 326, 329, 334, 338, 345, 346, 351-352, 354, 363, 371, 379, 382, 389, 390, 398-399, 420, 424- 425)
  • Stevenson, Oswald, & Co., of Glasgow, Scotland (435, 441-442)
  • Stow, William, of Paisley, Scotland (5, 10, 14, 18, 62, 71, 85, 97-98, 104, 119, 129, 137, 264)
  • Strutt, W.G. & J., of Derby (2, 5, 9, 16, 21, 25, 35, 47, 50, 52, 65, 67, 96-97, 99, 116, 244, 302-303)
  • Suffern, M. & G., of Belfast, Ireland (336, 346-347, 352, 361, 372-373, 387-388, 390, 393-394, 404, 414, 422, 455)
  • Taylor, Nathan, of Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancs (400)
  • Towle, Thomas, John & Benjamin, of Draycott, Derbs (3, 7, 11, 16, 17, 25, 29, 32, 40, 43, 52, 58, 61, 67, 68, 69, 73, 74, 76, 78, 86, 92, 101, 105, 106, 109, 112, 121, 124, 129, 133, 136-137, 139, 141, 142-143, 145, 156, 159, 162, 168-169, 175, 177, 183- 184, 188, 190, 194, 195, 196, 198, 202, 205, 206, 210, 216, 218, 220, 229, 230, 231, 234, 251, 256, 262, 263, 265, 267, 272, 276, 277, 284, 286-287, 291, 293, 296, 299, 303, 309, 312, 313, 315- 316, 327-328, 329, 337, 339, 344, 348-349, 352, 354, 355, 359, 362-363, 365, 366, 367, 371, 373, 374, 377, 383, 387, 388, 390- 391, 392, 401, 402, 405, 407, 410, 421, 426, 427, 434-435, 439- 440, 448, 453)
  • Ward, The Hon. Col., of Bangor, Ireland (214)
  • Whitehouse & Galan, of Liverpool, Lancs (146, 239)
  • Whitla, George, of Lisburn, Ireland (39)
  • Whiteley, John, of Halifax, Yorks (174, 234, 414)
  • Whittle, James, of Liverpool, Lancs (144, 167, 186, 206-207, 256)
  • Wilson & Co., of London (457)
  • Wilson & Harris, of Nottingham (178-179)
  • Wormald, Gott & Wormald, of Leeds, Yorks (343, 425)
  • Wright, Thomas, of Gatehouse of Fleet, Scotland (339)
  • Unidentified [illegible/faded] (1, 3)