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Cabinet correspondence register. Registry staff were responsible for maintaining a record of what was despatched, thereby all out-going letters or correspondence leaving the office is noted in the outgoing correspondence register and a copy kept on a float file by the secretary. In Sutherland’s Cabinet the FLOAT files are not just made up of out-going correspondence but are very much mixed there is also his incoming and then the reply composed primarily of requests for funding, replies to invitations, courtesy letters etc. a lot of Irish interest such as Irish culture, vocational education. Vast majority of these files are composed of letters with a copy of their reply to Irish citizens, companies or associations. Very much an Irish flavour. There could be some overlap with the Chrono files.