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Shackleton (Richard) Correspondence
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A collection of correspondence related to Richard Shackleton, master of the Quaker School at Ballitore, Ireland.
Richard Shackleton (1728-1792) was the son of Abraham Shackleton (1697-1771), founder of the Quaker school at Ballitore, Co. Kildare, Ireland. In 1756, Shackleton succeeded his father as master of the school, where he remained until replaced by his son Abraham Shackleton in 1779. Shackleton's first wife, Elizabeth (Fuller) Shackleton died in 1754; he later married Elizabeth (Carleton) Shackleton, who was active in local charities.
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