Letter from Padraig Pearse to Joseph McGarrity regarding the split in the Irish Volunteers and fundraising for arms,
1914 July 14.
|Main Creator:||Pearse, Padraic, 1879-1916.|
Letter from Padraig Pearse to Joseph McGarrity in which Pearse discusses at length the reasons for John Redmond's appeal to the Irish Volunteers to enlist in the British army in the lead up to World War One and the consquences of the resulting split in the organisation. Pearse also discusses the issues surrounding arming the Irish Volunteers and the use of force to establish Home Rule in Ulster.
Pearse also makes reference to the members of the 'Standing Committee': Burke, Donovan, Fitzgibbon, Hobson, Judge, Meredith, Nugent, Fr. O'Hare, Walsh, Mac Neill, L. Kettle, Gore, O'Rahilly.
Manuscript in ink.
Letter addressed from St. Enda's College, Rathfarnham.
Physical description: 1 item (6 pages).