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CSORP/1920/3736
Documents relating to Vicars's efforts to acquire a new safe for the storage of the insignia
Documents relating to Vicars's efforts to acquire a new safe for the storage of the insignia. February 1893 - June 1902 (3 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
Report of Superintendent John Lowe
Report of Superintendent John Lowe, Dublin Metropolitan Police, giving an account of his investigations into the disappearance of the insignia. 9 July 1907 (6 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
Letter from Sir Arthur Vicars to the Under Secretary
Letter from Sir Arthur Vicars to the Under Secretary, Dublin Castle, formally reporting the loss of the insignia. 11 July 1907 (1 image).
CSORP/1920/3736
Statement of Sir Arthur Vicars
Statement of Sir Arthur Vicars and supplementary statement, outlining the events surrounding the disappearance of the insignia and detailing his arrangements for custody of the safe keys. 12 July and 16 July 1907 (8 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
Letter from the Treasury
Letter from the Treasury, Whitehall, to the Under Secretary, Dublin Castle, authorising the offer of a reward of 1,000 for information leading to the recovery of the insignia. 19 July 1907 (1 image).
CSORP/1913/18119
Letter from TL Heath
Letter from TL Heath, Treasury Chambers, to the Under Secretary, Dublin Castle, announcing the establishment of a Commission of Inquiry into the loss of the jewels and into Sir Arthur Vicars’s custodianship of them. 9 January 1908 (2 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
>Letter from W.R. Meredith
Letter from WR Meredith, Solicitor, Molesworth Street, Dublin, requesting of behalf of his client, Sir Arthur Vicars, an adjournment of the Commission of Inquiry's hearings to allow time to prepare counsel. 9 January 1908 (2 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
Letter from C.J. Beard
Letter from CJ Beard, Secretary to the Commission of Inquiry, to WR Meredith, Solicitor, urging the attendance of Sir Arthur Vicars at the Inquiry, for his own sake as well as to assist the Inquiry. 14 January 1908 (1 image).
CSORP/1920/3736
Report of Commissioners
Report of Commissioners appointed to inquire into and report upon "the circumstances of the loss of the Regalia of the Order of St. Patrick and to inquire whether Sir Arthur Vicars exercised due vigilance and proper care as the custodian thereof". January 1908 (9 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
Petition of Sir Arthur Vicars
Petition of Sir Arthur Vicars, taking issue with the findings of the Commission of Inquiry, requesting a new inquiry and seeking compensation. 13 July 1913 (6 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
Memo from Balfour commenting on Vicars's petition
Memorandum from Balfour commenting on Vicars's petition: "There is nothing new in this petition...the prayer of the Petitioner must be refused." September 1913 (2 images).
CSORP/1913/18119
Letter from W.P. Byrne
Letter from WP Byrne, Home Office, Whitehall, to the Under Secretary, Dublin Castle, informing him that the Secretary of State has laid Vicars's petition before the King and that he is unable to recommend that the petitioner's wishes be granted. 15 September 1913 (1 image).
Department of the Taoiseach S 3926A
Memo from ???
Memorandum from the Office of the President stating that the Crown Jewels are understood to be for sale. 1 June 1927 (1 image).
Department of the Taoiseach S 3926A
Opinion of the Attorney General
Opinion of the Attorney General, John A. Costello on the position of the Office of Arms under the Free State, outlining its history and urging that it be taken over by the Irish Government. 1 February 1929 (11 images).
Department of the Taoiseach S 3926A
Memo by ????
Memorandum outlining fees and salaries relating to the Office of Arms. 1924 (4 images).
Department of the Taoiseach S 3926A
Memorandum from the Minister of Finance
Memorandum from the Minister of Finance as to the Office of Arms. October 1929 (3 images).
Vicars's will
Vicars Will
Will of Sir Arthur Vicars, Principal Registry, 20 March 1922 (6 images).
Photographic and graphic images
Photographic and graphic images
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