Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905

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Irish American attorney; Congressman from Massachusetts.

From the description of Letter to James Jeffrey Roche, 1891 June 13. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 68116920

Lawyer and politician.

Born near Fermoy, Ireland, Collins immigrated to America in 1848. He graduated from Harvard Law School in 1871 and practiced law in Boston. He served in the Massachusetts State Legislature and was a member of Congress from 1883-1889. He was mayor of Boston from 1902 to 1905. Collins was very involved in the Irish Land League and Irish affairs in general.

From the description of Patrick A. Collins Papers, 1868-1908, (bulk 1880-1890). (Boston College). WorldCat record id: 33825823

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creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Chamberlain" to "Cooke". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Russell, William E. (William Eustis), 1857-1896. William Eustis Russell papers, 1846-1920; bulk: 1888-1896. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905. Irish Land League letters [microform] / P.A. Collins. Boston College. John J. Burns Library
referencedIn Bible record for the P. [Patrick] Collins family, 1864-1904. New England Historic Genealogical Society
referencedIn Eire Society of Boston. Eire Society of Boston Records, [18--]-[ongoing]. Boston College. John J. Burns Library
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Charitable Irish Society (Boston, Mass.). Records, 1737-1939, bulk: 1900-1939. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905. Letter to James Jeffrey Roche, 1891 June 13. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Jordan, M. J. M.J. Jordan Papers, 1847-1944 (bulk 1900-1920). Boston College. John J. Burns Library
referencedIn Thomas Wentworth Higginson correspondence, 1843-1911. Houghton Library
creatorOf Collins, Patrick A. (Patrick Andrew), 1844-1905,. Autograph letters signed from Patrick Andrew Collins, London, to Augustin Daly [manuscript], 1893-1894. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Warren, Arthur, 1860-1924. Letters received, 1884-1920. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Good Government Association. Good Government Association records, 1900-1936. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Ernst, Carl Whilhelm, 1845-1919. Letters, 1887-1899. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
creatorOf O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890. John Boyle O'Reilly papers, 1857-1979, (bulk 1870-1890). Boston College. John J. Burns Library
referencedIn Letters received by the Norton family, 1830-1920. Houghton Library
referencedIn Samuel Henshaw letters from various correspondents, 1849-1937 and undated. Houghton Library
creatorOf Collins, Patrick Andrew, 1844-1905. Patrick A. Collins Papers, 1868-1908, (bulk 1880-1890). Boston College. John J. Burns Library
creatorOf Boston Art Commission. Boston Art Commission records, 1890-1959. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
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associatedWith Boston Art Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Charitable Irish Society (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
associatedWith Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908. person
associatedWith Collins, Peter W. person
correspondedWith Daly, Augustin, 1838-1899 person
associatedWith Davitt, Michael, 1846-1906. person
associatedWith Dillon, John, 1851-1927. person
associatedWith Egan, Patrick, b. 1841. person
associatedWith Eire Society of Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Elwell, Frank Edwin, 1858-1922. person
associatedWith Good Government Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Hay, John, 1838-1905. person
associatedWith Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941 person
associatedWith Higginson, Thomas Wentworth, 1823-1911 person
associatedWith Jordan, J. J. person
associatedWith Jordan, M. J. person
associatedWith Land League (Ireland) corporateBody
correspondedWith Norton family, recipient. family
associatedWith O'Connor, T. P. (Thomas Power), 1848-1929. person
associatedWith Olney, Richard, 1835-1917. person
associatedWith O'Reilly, John Boyle, 1844-1890. person
associatedWith Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891. person
associatedWith Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948. person
associatedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. person
associatedWith Redmond, John Edward, 1857-1918. person
associatedWith Roche, James Jeffrey, 1847-1908, person
associatedWith Russell, William E. (William Eustis), 1857-1896. person
associatedWith Smith, Alfred Emanuel, 1873-1944. person
associatedWith Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. person
associatedWith Warren, Arthur, 1860-1924. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Boston
Ireland
Ireland
United States
Subject
Politicians--Correspondence
Legislators--Correspondence
Land tenure--History--Sources
Mayors--Correspondence
Fenians--History--Sources
Home rule--History--Sources
Politicians--Biography
Irish Americans--Correspondence
Irish question--History--Sources
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Birth 1844-03-12

Death 1905-09-13

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