Introduction to the E.J. Saunderson Papers
The E.J. Saunderson papers include around 950 documents and 12 scrapbooks, 1866-1910, on 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.