Printed open letter from David Gray, American Minister at the Legation of the United States of America in Dublin, to His Eminence John D'Alton, Cardinal Primate of All Ireland, Armagh, Northern Ireland, regarding his comments on US troops in Northern Ireland and pointing out how Ireland ["Eire"] depends on products and aid from the USA.
|Main Creator:||Gray, David, 1870-1968|
At top right of broadside: "Legation of the USA, Dublin, October 7th 1942". Text begins "Your Eminence - Your kind friendliness to has has won my regard, and your courageous honesty and frankness have won my respect. I know where I stand with you, and if we disagree, I know that you will be outspoken and will not attack from behind...". Gray refers to the fact that "In the summer of 1940 I myself was instrumental in getting 20,000 American rifles for the Irish army. It is certian that if American friendship for Ireland did not encourage Britain to supply ireland generously, it did nothing to obstruct that supply".
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7th October 1942.
This item is held in the Department of Ephemera.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; 55 x 16 cm.
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