I WISH to thank the following for allowing me to use collections of manuscripts in their care: the Board of Trinity College, Dublin; the Director of the National Archives, Dublin; the Council of Trustees of the National Library of Ireland; the Deputy Keeper of the Records, the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland. I wish to thank the following depositors of private collections in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland for permission to use their collections: Messrs E. D. Atkinson & Son ( solicitors, Portadown); representatives of the late R. H. Blackwood Esq; representatives of the late W. J. Boyd ( solicitor, Ballycastle); the marchioness of Dufferin and Ava; the earl of Erne; Roger Hall Esq; F. E. Hart Esq; representatives of the late Sir John Heygate; representatives of the late Major-General R. K. Hezlett; Messrs Martin, King, French & Ingram ( solicitors, Limavady); Messrs Orr & Rountree ( solicitors, Omagh); Hermione, countess of Ranfurly; Major J. E. Shirley; Dr Jean Whyte; Messrs Wilson & Simms ( solicitors, Strabane).
I also wish to thank the following: the staffs of the National Archives, of the National Library, of the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, and of the Library of Trinity College, Dublin; the Arts and Social Sciences Benefaction Fund, Trinity College, Dublin for a grant towards making the index; Helen Litton for making the index; Dr Andrew Harrison for information about the Dufferin estates; Dr W. H. Crawford for information about newly acquired collections in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland; R. A. J. Hawkins for his careful reading of the text; Mrs Peggy Morgan for typing an earlier version of the text; Davison & Associates for supplying a photograph of the Kildare Street Club; Dr Edward McParland for designing the dust-jacket and for many other kindnesses.
20 July 1993 W. E. V. Ballinamallard Co. Fermanagh
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Publication information: Book title: Landlords and Tenants in Mid-Victorian Ireland. Contributors: W. E. Vaughan - Author. Publisher: Clarendon Press. Place of publication: Oxford. Publication year: 1994. Page number: xi.