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Communication from Frank Hall, M.I.5 to Brigadier-General R. Hutchison marked 'Secret and Personal'

Abstract: Typescript communication from Frank Hall, M.I.5, War Office, London SW to Brigadier-General R. Hutchison, D.S.O, G.H.Q, Dublin marked 'Secret and Personal'. Reports that 'all is well in the North'. Discusses suspected spies, including 'a known German agent, .. We find .. is a Sinn Fein suspect and the son of an old I.R.B. suspect ...'. Reports that he has learned from one correspondent who was caught in Malahide on Easter Monday that 'From what he saw and heard the general bulk of the people about that district, especially up towards Swords were merely waiting for the slightest sign of success on the part of the Sinn Feiners in Dublin to join the rebellion although they are credited with Redmondite loyalty'. Comments on the forthcoming Casement trial. Mentions meeting General Hackett Pain (sic) and Commissioner Smith.

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

Origin information
London
Date created:
Type of Resource
text
Physical description
2 p.
18 x 11 cm
Languages
English  
Genre
Letter
Subject
Ireland--History--Easter Rising, 1916   linked data (lcsh)
Casement, Roger, 1864-1916
Hacket Pain, George William, 1855-1924
Monteith, Robert, 1878-1956
Location
https://doi.org/10.7925/drs1.ucdlib_54019
Location
UCD Archives
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"Communication from Frank Hall, M.I.5 to Brigadier-General R. Hutchison marked 'Secret and Personal'," held by UCD Archives. © Frank Hall. Digital content by University College Dublin, published by UCD Library, University College Dublin <http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:54019>

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