Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Lynn, Robert John, 1873–1945
Abstract:
Holograph letter from journalist and unionist Robert John Lynn, The Northern Whig Office, Belfast to Maxwell. Marked 'Very confidential'. Writes that he has heard a rumour 'that the Guards intends to seize the arms of the Ulster Volunteer Force', an act he regards as 'fraught with grave danger to... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — French, John Denton Pinkstone, Earl of Ypres, 1852-1925
Abstract:
Holograph letter from Lord French, GHQ Home Forces, Horse Guards, London to General Maxwell stating 'You have acted with great promptitude, courage & determination and I feel sure all people–whose opinions matter–think so'. [ … ]
Dates:
1917-02-16-1917-02-19 — 1917-02-16
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Shaw, Frederick Charles, Sir, 1861-1942 — Hutchison of Montrose, Robert, Baron, 1873-1950 — Mahon, Bryan Thomas, Sir, 1862-1930
Abstract:
Typescript despatches between Major General Sir F. Shaw, General Staff, General Headquarters, Home Forces, Horse Guards, and Brigadier General Sir Bryan T. Mahon [newly appointed Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in Ireland and General Maxwell's successor], on arrangements for contingency... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Wimborne, Ivor Churchill Guest, Viscount, 1873-1939
Abstract:
Typescript letter from Viscount Wimborne [Lord Lieutenant], Vice-Regal Lodge, Dublin to Maxwell congratulating him in the suppression of the insurrection. This is an official letter on which there is a handwritten note 'The following is published for the information of the troops'. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Hutchison of Montrose, Robert, Baron, 1873-1950 — Lowe, William Henry Muir, Major-General, 1861-1944
Abstract:
Handwritten report from R. Hutchison, HQ, Irish Command to GOC, 59 Division refers to attached map [not attached]. Outlines procedures to prevent 'Rebels passing into or out of DUBLIN'.
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, Earl, 1850-1916 — Asquith, H. H. (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928
Abstract:
Handwritten paraphrase copies of cipher messages from Maxwell to Kitchener, War Office, London marked 'Secret' concerning the North King Street massacre. Includes Kitchener's cipher 16970 questioning the reports of what occurred and outlining the scenario he considers more likely. Maxwell agrees but... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Hutchison of Montrose, Robert, Baron, 1873-1950 — Merrivale, Henry Edward Duke, Baron, 1855-1939
Abstract:
Edited typescript copy of a letter marked 'Private and Confidential' from Major General R. Hutchinson to the Chief Secretary for Ireland, the Right Honourable H.E. Duke, containing Hutchinson's 'views on the situation in Ireland' in which he distinguishes and comments on the differences between... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Hutchison of Montrose, Robert, Baron, 1873-1950
Abstract:
Handwritten instructions from R. Hutchison to GOC, Dublin concerning procedures for taking the surrender.
Dates:
1916-04-25-1916-04-27 — 1916-04-25
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Friend, Lovick Bransby, Sir, 1856-1944
Abstract:
Detailed reports by Major General L. B. Friend, Commander-in-Chief of British Forces in Ireland, on the progress of the Rebellion. Includes: the third report notes that Lieutenant General Sir John Maxwell is expected to arrive in Dublin the next day to take over supreme command of the troops. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Dillon, John, 1851-1927
Abstract:
Holograph letter to General Maxwell from John Dillon M.P., 2 North Georges St., Dublin protesting about the executions. 'The feeling is becoming widespread and intensely bitter.– It really would be difficult to exaggerate the amount of mischief that the executions are doing'. Also advises against... [ … ]