Abstract: Typescript cover note from Major General Shaw, GHQ, Home Forces, Horse Guards, London to Maxwell enclosing typescript copy of correspondence, marked 'secret', between R. H. Brade, War Office, and Field Marshal Viscount French, General Headquarters, Home Forces, for his information (28 April–30 May 1916, 5 items). Includes despatch from Brade to French seeking a report on the steps taken by Major General Friend 'to prepare to meet the recent rising…and whether, in your opinion, these preparations were appropriate and adequate' given the number of warning signs that had predated the Rising (29 April 1916). Also includes a copy of the report prepared by French concerning 'the steps taken by the General Officer Commanding the troops in Ireland to meet the recent rising in that country' (2 May 1916).
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