Introduction to the E.J. Saunderson Papers

Date published: 21 November 2007

Part of: Significant privately deposited archives , S - Introductions to significant privately deposited archives

This is a document summarising some of the most interesting and significant content within the E.J. Saunderson archive (T2996 and MIC281) held in PRONI.


The E.J. Saunderson papers comprise around 950 documents and 12 scrapbooks, 1866-1910, relating to the political and sporting career of the Rt Hon. Colonel Edward James Saunderson (1837-1906) of Castle Saunderson, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, MP for Co. Cavan, 1865-1874, and for North Armagh, 1885-1906, first leader of the Irish Unionist Party in the House of Commons.


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