Alternative Reference numberACM/S/495
TitlePatronage letters
AdminHistorySheffield was raised to the dignity of a Lord Mayoralty in June, 1897 and the Duke was the first Lord Mayor.
Descriptioni.e. letters to the Duke or Ellison during the former's term as Mayor of Sheffield, asking for donations, help, presence at local events and meetings. Some are endorsed with the Duke's instructions, 1895 - 1897.

The bundle includes also a few about the Royal Visit.

The following printed annual reports of local Societies (among others) are included in the bundle: Day Nursery for Children, Edward Street, (Annual report, 1895).

Sheffield Optical Lantern Society, (Programme, 1895).

Clothing Guild for Board School Childrenm, (Note on formation).

Sheffield Association for Promoting Sanitary Reform, (Annual report).

House of Help for Friendless Girls and Young Women. (Annual report, 1892).

Sheffield Aged Female Society, (Annual report, 1897).

St. Peter's (Mason Fenn) Memorial Home for teachers and students, (Annual report, 1893).
Date1892 - 1897
Extent1 bundle
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