Typescript letter signed from Michael Collins to Seán Etchingham TD, Minister for Fisheries,
1921 August 12.
|Main Creator:||Collins, Michael, 1890-1922|
Letter concerning a practical joke Collins had played on Dick King, who worked for Etchingham. Attached is a receipt made out to Dick King from the Irish Republican Prisoners<U+2019> Dependents<U+2019> Fund for eighteen shillings and seven pence. On reverse of the letter is a jocular autograph reply by Dick King accusing Collins of sponging drink and taking his pipe. With a note by Mrs Mary Woods into whose possession the letter came, as it had been hidden under the floor at her house at 131 Morehampton Road, Donnybrook, one of the safe houses Collins used to eat or sleep in.
|Citation:||National Library of Ireland. Department of Manuscripts.|
On Dáil Éireann Department of Finance notepaper
Physical description: 2 sheets.
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|MS 44,828||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Manuscripts|