[Photograph of Roger Casement.]


[Photograph of Roger Casement.]

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Formation of an Irish Brigade in Germany ; Manifesto of A Company of the Irish Brigade [Handwritten summary by Roger Casement of the agreement with Germany; and manifesto of the Irish Brigade, handwritten by Roger Casement and copies printed by Limburger Vereinsdruckerei.]


Formation of an Irish Brigade in Germany ; Manifesto of A Company of the Irish Brigade [Handwritten summary by Roger Casement of the agreement with Germany; and manifesto of the Irish Brigade, handwritten by Roger Casement and copies printed by Limburger Vereinsdruckerei.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement, Frankfurt to Captain Hans Boehm, consisting mainly of the German Government's declaration of good will in relation to any possible invasion of Ireland.]


[Letter from Roger Casement, Frankfurt to Captain Hans Boehm, consisting mainly of the German Government's declaration of good will in relation to any possible invasion of Ireland.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement to Captain Hans Boehm, saying that he is still without news.]


[Letter from Roger Casement to Captain Hans Boehm, saying that he is still without news.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement (U.S. Consulate General, Munich) to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to his decision to go to Berlin and visit the camp at Zossen.]


[Letter from Roger Casement (U.S. Consulate General, Munich) to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to his decision to go to Berlin and visit the camp at Zossen.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement (U.S. Consulate General, Munich) to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to enclosed letters from the three corporals at the Limburg camp.]


[Letter from Roger Casement (U.S. Consulate General, Munich) to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to enclosed letters from the three corporals at the Limburg camp.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, expressing his disappointment at the delays in the formation of the Irish Brigade.]


[Letter from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, expressing his disappointment at the delays in the formation of the Irish Brigade.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement (U.S. Consulate General, Munich) to Captain Hans Boehm, thanking him for his letter and for news of a messenger going to Ireland.]


[Letter from Roger Casement (U.S. Consulate General, Munich) to Captain Hans Boehm, thanking him for his letter and for news of a messenger going to Ireland.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, expressing concern about the formation of the Irish Brigade.]


[Letter from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, expressing concern about the formation of the Irish Brigade.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to the possibility of Boehm going to the camp at Limburg in person.]


[Letter from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to the possibility of Boehm going to the camp at Limburg in person.]

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Photograph of Sir Roger Casement.


Photograph of Sir Roger Casement.

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Photograph of Sir Roger Casement.


Photograph of Sir Roger Casement.

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[Letter from Roger Casement, Zossen to Mrs. Boehm, thanking her for her card and the news of her husband's safe arrival.]


[Letter from Roger Casement, Zossen to Mrs. Boehm, thanking her for her card and the news of her husband's safe arrival.]

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[Letter from Roger Casement (Hotel Baselerhof, Prannerstrasse 11, Munich) to Mrs. Boehm, thanking her for the cards and cuttings she sent him.]


[Letter from Roger Casement (Hotel Baselerhof, Prannerstrasse 11, Munich) to Mrs. Boehm, thanking her for the cards and cuttings she sent him.]

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Typescript copy of the secret agreement made by Roger Casement with the German Foreign Office, concerning the formation of a brigade from Irish prisoners of war.


Typescript copy of the secret agreement made by Roger Casement with the German Foreign Office, concerning the formation of a brigade from Irish prisoners of war.

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[Letters from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to Irish corporals at the Limburg camp willing to form the Irish Brigade under certain conditions; they include a transcription of a letter by Joe McGarrity on Irish pro-German events in Philadelphia, USA.]


[Letters from Roger Casement, Berlin to Captain Hans Boehm, referring to Irish corporals at the Limburg camp willing to form the Irish Brigade under certain conditions; they include a transcription of a letter by Joe McGarrity on Irish pro-German events in Philadelphia, USA.]

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Letter from Roger Casement (Ballycastle, Antrim) to [Robert] Donovan, discussing plans for a Press Agency; Irish MPs and Home Rule; an article in the 'Freeman's Journal' on King Leopold's policy in Congo; anti-enlisting; anti-jurying; Irish trade and customs.


Letter from Roger Casement (Ballycastle, Antrim) to [Robert] Donovan, discussing plans for a Press Agency; Irish MPs and Home Rule; an article in the 'Freeman's Journal' on King Leopold's policy in Congo; anti-enlisting; anti-jurying; Irish trade and customs.

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Letter from Roger Casement (Hammam Hotel, O'Connell Street) to [Robert] Donovan, inviting him to the Irish plays in the Oireachtas and informing him that Mrs. [Alice Stopford] Green and E. A. Stopford will be there. Thanks him for his 'efforts with the Irish Times'.


Letter from Roger Casement (Hammam Hotel, O'Connell Street) to [Robert] Donovan, inviting him to the Irish plays in the Oireachtas and informing him that Mrs. [Alice Stopford] Green and E. A. Stopford will be there. Thanks him for his 'efforts with the Irish Times'.

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Letter from Roger Casement (The Savoy, Denham, Bucks., England) to [Robert] Donovan, concerning the prosecution of Alderman Cole, 'for having his name on his cart in Irish'.


Letter from Roger Casement (The Savoy, Denham, Bucks., England) to [Robert] Donovan, concerning the prosecution of Alderman Cole, 'for having his name on his cart in Irish'.

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Card from Roger Casement (The Savoy, Denham, Uxbridge) to [Robert] Donovan, requesting a quotation from the 'Freeman's Journal' on the number of Irish in the British Navy in 1797, compared with [1905?].


Card from Roger Casement (The Savoy, Denham, Uxbridge) to [Robert] Donovan, requesting a quotation from the 'Freeman's Journal' on the number of Irish in the British Navy in 1797, compared with [1905?].

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Fragment of a letter from Roger Casement to [Robert Donovan ?], discussing the Liberals; Home Rule; Balfour's proposals; and redistribution.


Fragment of a letter from Roger Casement to [Robert Donovan ?], discussing the Liberals; Home Rule; Balfour's proposals; and redistribution.

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Letter from Roger Casement (The Savoy, Denham) to [Robert] Donovan, discussing redistribution and Ireland; Ulster Unionist representation; the optimism of Redmond and Dillon; Irish representatives and the English Education Act; and the Liberals.


Letter from Roger Casement (The Savoy, Denham) to [Robert] Donovan, discussing redistribution and Ireland; Ulster Unionist representation; the optimism of Redmond and Dillon; Irish representatives and the English Education Act; and the Liberals.

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[Set of two commemorative bronze medals depicting Roger Casement and allegories of Irish independence / by B.H. Meyer of Pforzheim.]


[Set of two commemorative bronze medals depicting Roger Casement and allegories of Irish independence / by B.H. Meyer of Pforzheim.]

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Boehm/Casement Papers


This collection consists largely of letters from Roger Casement to Captain Hans Boehm, during Casement's stay in Germany in 1915, as well as some associated material (photographs, medals) relating to his first contact with the German authorities in November and December 1914 and the formation of the Irish Brigade in 1915.

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