Typescript letter from Liam Lynch to Joseph McGarrity regarding the IRA's need for artillery and as the pressure to end the civil war rises,
1923 Fenruary 5.
|Main Creator:||Lynch, Liam, 1893-1923|
Mentions Seán Moylan, the "Jetter matter" and "the Deasy incident". On 18 January 1923 Liam Deasy was captured and sentenced to death by the Free State government; Deasy requested a stay of execution to appeal to his anti-Treaty comrades to end the war, which demoralised them. Liam Lynch also makes reference to the executions of republicans, and "the president" [Éamon De Valera]'s inflexible position.
Letter inscribed on headed paper "Óglaigh na h-éireann. / (Irish Republican Army) / General Headquarters, / Dublin".
Physical description: 1 item (2 pages).