Lord Mayor Terence MacSwiney 1920 Files (Ref. PR4)

Terence McSwiney Lord Mayor Files . Reference: PR4

Cork City and County Archives

Reference: Letter to MacSwiney Scope and Content: Letter to MacSwiney from Michael Collins, Minister for Finance, clarifying the many questions arising over the price and acceptance of gold for the Dail Eireann Loan. Details his correspondence with Liam de Roiste, concerning the settling of a price for gold, his determination not to pay more than the usual price and the total amount of gold received noting that only sovereigns which cost more than twenty shillings are not wanted. Also notes that the Comhairle Ceanntar should be fully informed of this outcome and again confirms the special receipt for £707-12-6 issued by him (for the Dáil Eireann Mid Cork Loan collection). Written in Irish. PR4/2/009 Date: 17 June 1920 Title:


Powered by