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Autograph letter, signed, by Liam Ó Briain to Ernest Blythe ,

1939 Oct. 6.
Main Creator: Ó Briain, Liam, 1888-1974
Contributors: Blythe, Ernest, 1889-1975
Summary:Ó Briain refers to a recent controversy in the 'Leader' newspaper regarding a letter or article he wrote about the political situation in Europe. He takes a different view from Blythe about the possibility of war having been averted if Poland had yielded Danzig; he also discusses Russia's role in the destruction of Poland; the result of a German victory in the previous war; and compares the situation with the French/British wars of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. At the end he includes a copy of a letter he had sent to a Mr McDermottt. That letter is written in Irish.
In English and Irish.
Notes:Ó Briain has written on the front and back of the sheets, except for the first.

The last sheet is slightly damaged with some loss of text at the end, including some of the signature.

Physical description: 4 sheets.

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MS 49,710 (1-4)
Manuscripts Reading Room
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