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:
Handwritten letter from French, GHQ Home Forces, Horse Guards, Whitehall, S.W to Maxwell congratulating him on the 'suppression of the insurrection'.
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Asquith, H. H. (Herbert Henry), 1852-1928
Abstract:
Holograph letter from Maxwell, Headquarters, Parkgate, to Asquith on the death of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington. Also provides a breakdown of the number of troops in Ireland, excluding the 59th Division.
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:
Handwritten note from French, 94 Lancaster Gate, London to Maxwell.
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:
Typescript letter from [French], GHQ, Homes Forces, Horse Guards, London to Maxwell. Agrees with postponing F's visit to Dublin. Writes 'I think "regretable [sic] incidents" such as those you refer to are absolutely unavoidable in such a business as this, and I think with our that the only wonder is... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Great Britain. Army Council — French, John Denton Pinkstone, Earl of Ypres, 1852-1925
Abstract:
Copy of typescript letter from the War Office to Viscount French informing him of Maxwell's appointment as GOC.
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:
Copies of despatches from General Maxwell to Lord French reporting on the current situation in and outside Dublin city, and the organisation of the process of surrender of rebels and recommending the internment of all rebels in England. In the first letter Maxwell informs French about the situation... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Merrivale, Henry Edward Duke, Baron, 1855-1939
Abstract:
Typescript letter to Chief Secretary from Maxwell concerning the extension of police telephone system in Ireland to assist dealing with disturbance in Ireland. Includes cover note saying that the letter is confidential. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Robertson, W. R. (William Robert), 1860-1933
Abstract:
Copy of typescript letter from [Maxwell], HQ, Irish Command, Dublin to Robertson requesting that Hutchison be 'allowed to stay with me as Brigadier-General … You will agree that the more efficiently these home commands are run especially in regard to training the better for the armies in the... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
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:
Telegram to Maxwell from French, GHQ Home Forces, Horse Guards 'Your private letter of 1st May received. The points raised will be attended to immediately and you will be informed'.
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:
Typescript letter from French, GHQ, Homes Forces, London to Maxwell regretting that he cannot as the Adjutant General to reconsider his decision regarding the 10th Commercial Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Troup, Charles Edward, Sir, 1857-1941
Abstract:
Typescript note from Edward Troupe, Home Office, Whitehall, London to Maxwell concerning the 'arrangements made to carry out the scheme approved by the Home Secretary and Mr. Duke for circulating confidential information' regarding political crime and sedition and a copy of the first weekly report. [ … ]
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:
Letter from Lord Wimborne to General Maxwell. Wimborne expresses his pleasure at the 'good progress and effective action' reported by Maxwell. The letter refers to an enclosed communiqué which seems to suggest a certain line of action, based on previous action in which the writer was involved. It... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Chamberlain, Neville Francis Fitzgerald, 1856-1944
Abstract:
Typescript letter from Head Quarters, Irish Command, Parkgate St., Dublin to Neville Chamberlain informing him that Maxwell 'will not allow any meeting to be held without permission and in no case will he allow Sinn Feiners to do so'. [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
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
Abstract:
Typescript copy of despatch from Maxwell, Headquarters, Irish Command, Parkgate, Dublin to Lord Kitchener concerning the execution of Francis Sheehy-Skeffington by Captain J.C. Bowen-Colthurst, and other less serious incidents, due to the inexperience and 'jumpiness' of the British troops. Also... [ … ]
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:
Copy of typescript report from Maxwell to Lord French concerning casualties 'fairly heavy but under the circumstances might very well have been more'. Notes that 'Rebels today are surrendering freely, we have already some 600 in custody'. Mentions Countess Markievitch, Enniscorthy, Ashbourne,... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
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:
Copy of secret report from Registry file by Maxwell for French on the 'Sinn Fein Rebellion' and the 'present state of S.F. movement'. States 'Had the enterprise of Sir R[oger] Casement succeeded the whole of the West of Ireland including Cork would have risen and I deliberately think that we have... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Miscellaneous documents
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:
Typescript copy of 'Rough Preliminary Draft' of a 'Proclamation under Martial Law' (2 p.). Includes covering letter from General Maxwell to Lord French explaining 'the object of the enclosed is to enable the National Volunteers (Redmondites) and Ulster Volunteers (Carsonites) to be recognised as... [ … ]
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:
Holograph letter from Wimborne, Vice Regal Lodge, to Maxwell stating that he has received a message from the Prime Minister [Asquith] 'that subject to your authority under Martial Law that I am for the present head of the Irish Executive'. Requests that Maxwell communicate directly with him 'should... [ … ]
Type/Formats:
Text — Letter
Publisher:
UCD Library, University College Dublin
Contributors:
De Valera, Éamon, 1882-1975 — Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929 — Shaw, Frederick Charles, Sir, 1861-1942
Abstract:
Typescript letter from Shaw, GHQ, Home Forces, Horse Guards, London to Maxwell enclosing 'amended proof of the Irish Despatches' at Lord French's request. French regrets 'that it should have been thought necessary to omit all reference to the services of yourself and General Friend and the officers... [ … ]
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... [ … ]