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Letter to Reverend Francis P. McDonald from Cardinal Dougherty, 04/15/1933

MC78_80.7054.c.pdf

Letter to Reverend Francis P. McDonald from Cardinal Dougherty about the suppression of St. Brendan’s Parish.

Correspondence between Cardinal Dougherty and Reverend Francis P. McDonald, July 1926

MC78_80.7054.b.pdf

Correspondence between Cardinal Dougherty and Reverend Francis P. McDonald about the running of St. Brendan parish.

Letter to Cardinal Dougherty from Reverend Francis P. McDonald, 12/11/1925

MC78_80.7054.a.pdf

Letter to Cardinal Dougherty from Reverend Francis P. McDonald, acknowledging his appointment to St. Brendan parish.