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Papers connected with his academic appointments.

State Paper Office ( Dublin Castle), Official papers 1848, no. 144, Registered papers 1853, 9673.

Statistical returns signed by Hancock, but in another hand. Abercorn papers, PRONI

Proof copy, with manuscript corrections, of a paper on the Land Question, 1869.

NLI, MS. 2268.


WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE, letters and memoranda, 1869­ – 1873.

BL Add. MS. 44421.

JOHN KELLS INGRAM, two letters, 1850-1888. Ingram papers, PRONI

SIR THOMAS LARCOM, letters and memoranda, n.d. Larcom papers, NLI

JOHN STRANG, two letters, 1852-1856.

Records of the Dilettante Society of Glasgow, Glasgow City Archives.

Printed Material

Palgrave II 278; ODNB; ESS VII 254.

Portrait: see Centenary History of the Statistical and Social Inquiry So­ciety of Ireland, ed. R. D. Collison Black ( Dublin, 1947).