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Cipher messages between the Prime Minister and Dublin about the executions

Abstract: Handwritten and typescript copy of cipher messages marked 'Secret' between the Prime Minister in London (via 'Cinchomfor') and Dublin (via 'Commandeth') on the course of executions between 9th and 11th of May. Dublin notes 'We hope to deter by these examples & make the intriguers realise that we will not tolerate murder of loyal subjects, or any acts against the safety of the Realm'. Includes typescript report concerning the current situation with regard to 'Sinn Fein Rebels' in Dublin city 'Arrangements are being made to intern in England all Sein Feiners captured or surrendered who are not dealt with here. Also notes that 'Roger Casement has declared that Germany has sent all assistance she is going to send and this is now at the bottom of the sea'.

In collection Éamon de Valera Papers : British documents relating to 1916

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Dublin, Ireland ; London
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5 p.
Miscellaneous Documents
Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916   linked data (lcsh)
Casement, Roger, 1864-1916
MacDiarmada, Seán, 1883-1916
Connolly, James, 1868-1916
Kent, Thomas, 1865-1916
Rowe, William N., 1867-1916
UCD Archives
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