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, requesting a copy of the order sent by the Comhairle Ceanntair of Sinn Féin in Cork City to all business people to the effect that no information should be given to English tax-collectors and asking whether any information should be taken in this matter. Notes that in his opinion it is possible the Irish government may take over the renewal of dog licences but not pub or drivers' licences and questions MacSwiney's opinion on the feasibility of licensing poteen-making. Also notes £300,000 has been collected to date (for the Dáil Éireann Loan collection). Written in Irish. PR4/2/019 Date: 12 July 1920 Title:


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