Letter from M. J. Curran to Hagan
Pontifical Irish College
Curran, Michael J.
Hagan, John, 1873-1930
Holograph letter from M.J. Curran, Archbishop's House, Dublin, to Hagan, enclosing a cheque for exchange rate investments, and for mass stipends. Enclosing receipt and statement of purpose for the sum. Inquiring about the purchase of a machine for rotographing manuscripts. Offering news from the transcription work- Fr. McErlean has found new material on Peter Talbot. Commenting that they 'are in for hot times here again' as to agitation and crime. Motor cars are only allowed to 'licensed loyalists' and they do not have a license yet. 'We had Detective Barton shot last night (and) I suppose we will have a score more before Lord French is withdrawn'. Also stating that 'Sinn Fein is quite pleased at their recruiting sergeant�s proclamations (and) other activities'. Brief comment on the Freeman adapting itself to popular opinion; other press; Wilson is like Humpty Dumpty- 'and what a fall!' The Australian chaplain case disclosed the methods of the military; hoping Fr. O'Donnell will not interfere over here. Brief references to health of colleagues, including Dr. Donnelly. There is no news about [the Irish College rectorship] though he has no doubts it will go well; for the vice-rectorship there was also a young applicant from Belfast. Giving in detail his opinion that whatever was said against Hagan had been greatly exaggerated. [Enclosing, without comment] printed letter from Archbishop Walsh of Dublin to Cardinal O'Connell of America of 10 November 1919: stating that his subscription to the Irish National Fund of the D�il has not been made public by Irish national papers; commenting on the status of martial law and the restrictions placed on newspapers; asking the cardinal to make this public knowledge.
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