Letters from Roger Casement to Count Georg Von Wedel,
|Main Creator:||Casement, Roger, 1864-1916|
1/ : Copy of letter from Roger Casement, Hotel Saxonia, Berlin, to Count George Von Wedel, 30th March 1916, with ms corrections. He outlines how the plan to smuggle arms to Ireland in the event of a rising came about. Mentions John Devoy, Captain Rudolf Nadolny, Lieutenant Robert Monteith and Lieutenant Frey. 28 pages.
2/ : Ms copy of letter from Roger Casement, on Hotel Saxonia notepaper, to Count Georg Von Wedel, 1st April 1916. He apologises for the delay of the letter due to his illness and says that Lieutenant Montieth wishes to accompany him to Ireland. Asks Von Wedel to look after the men when he is gone. Mentions Count Haugwitz.
3/ : Copy of letter from Roger Casement, Berlin, to Count Von Wedel, 2nd April 1916, with ms corrections.
4/ : Envelope addressed to Evelyn Mary, Fürstin von Blücher Von Wahlstatt, The Haage, Holland.
5/ : Envelope stating that these letters from Casement are to be given to Professor Eoin MacNeill. The author states that he would like his "old friend E.D. Morel (the Congo Reformer)" to see it but it belongs to Ireland.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
See also MS 43,239.
Physical description: 3 items.
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