Typescript copies of letters from W.P. Partridge to the Irish National Aid and Volunteer Dependants' Fund and from Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer to Niamh Plunkett regarding the conditions of the prisoners from the Easter Rising in British prisons,
1917 May 17-21.
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Copy of letter from Private William Patrick Partridge, Irish Citizen Army, "Ex-convict 0196", 3 PatrioticTerrace, Brookfield Road, Kilaminham, to Hon. Secs. "Manison House Meeting", describing the conditions at Lewes Prison in England.
Copy of letter from Bishop Edward Thomas O'Dwyer, Corbally, Limerick, to Niam Ni Pluingceid [Niamh Plunkett] of Cumann na mBan apologising that he cannot attend a meeting at the Manions House and discussing the treatment of soliders from the Easter Rising as prisoners of war, and the "secret Court Martial" and sentence of penal servitude.
A Mass meeting was held at the Mansion House on 21st May 1917 to demand treatment as prisoners of war for Countess Markievicz in Aylesbury Prison and more Easter Rising prisoners in Lewes Prisons.
Two typescript copies of letters on two pages.
See MS 15,703/11 for typescript copy of a statement regarding the prisoners in Lewes and Aylesbury Prisons.
Physical description: 1 item (2 pages).