Letter from Ramsay MacDonald to William O'Brien regarding a complaint he has received in which O'Brien said that he mentioned a deputation he received from Ireland on Home Rule and the general situation in Ireland appealed to the Labour Party in Great Britain not to drop conscription as that would play into the hands of the Sinn Féin Party and asking whether it is true that he is saying this,
1919 Aug. 31.
|Main Creator:||MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937|
MacDonald also mentions "What I did say was that we were told that [the] Government took that view, or found itself in that position owing to its own fooly. The deputation in question never asked us to stand by Irish conscription".
Letter includes authors address as "9 Howitt Road, Hampstead, N.W.". Letter is written on "House of Commons Library" embossed paper.
Physical description: 1 item (2 pages).