Terence MacSwiney L.Mayor Files Descriptive List (Ref. PR4)

PR4/5/ (FILE 5 )

31 An t-oglach The Official Organ of the Irish Volunteers Volume II Number 12 1 June 1920 1 item 32 Copy annotated letter from MacSwiney to C.S. (Chief of Staff, Richard Mulcahy) detailing the successful attack on Blarney Barracks by Irish Volunteers. 4 June 1920 1p 33 Initialled copy letter from MacSwiney to Desmond Fitzgerald (Director of Propaganda) detailing the success of Mr. Grigg's visit. Notes that he gave him a copy of Cork Corporation's resolution on the late Lord Mayor's (Tomás MacCurtain) murder, that he toured Egan & Son with Councillor Barry Egan and then had lunch at the University (University College Cork) with Professor O'Rahilly. 5 June 1920 2pp 34 Initialled copy letter from MacSwiney to Michael Collins, Minister for Finance, looking for an official receipt to acknowledge the money collected for the Dáil Éireann Loan in Mid Cork and confirming that the total has now reached over £10,000 in Cork City. Also notes his delight at the Loan being over-subscribed. Written in Irish. 5 June 1920 1p 35 Initialled copy letter from MacSwiney to C.O’hUigín (Kevin O'Higgins), Substitute Minister for Local Government noting that copies of Cork Corporation's resolution of allegiance to the Dail Government and their resolution on the murder of the late Lord Mayor (Tomás MacCurtain) have or will be drawn up in English, Irish and French with the Corporate Seal attached. 5 June 1920 1p 36 Initialled copy letter from MacSwiney to A. de Staic (Austin Stack, Substitute Minister for Home Affairs), regarding the foundation of the new courts. Includes questions on whether appeals may be heard in the Supreme Court or if criminal charges may be tried in Parish and District Courts. Also notes the significance of the Trade Union Arbitration claim in highlighting the increasing recognition of the Courts, that Seán O'Leary is the current acting Registrar of the Cork City Courts, that Kenny will be present at the proposed Conference of City and County members and his hope that the new court scheme will be functioning within a fortnight. 5 June 1920 2pp

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