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John Dillon writing to General Maxwell protesting about the executions

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 the arming of 'Special Constables', '…it is a unwise measure…they are not required…And…are very apt in my opinion to create disturbance'. Also advises against 'instituting searching and arrests on a large scale in districts in which there has been no disturbance'.

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

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 p.
11 x 7 cm
Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916   linked data (lcsh)
UCD Archives
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