Ref NoPOL35/15/554
Alt Ref NoPOL35/554
TitleHandrwritten and typed draft of letter from Brendan Duddy to Martin McGuinness
DescriptionOriginal handwritten draft, typescript (with copy) and telefaxed letter from [Brendan Duddy] to 'a chara' [Martin McGuinness], following up on his paper on 'splitting' and encouraging the republican leadership to be as inclusive as possible in opening a debate; comparing republican splits to those that defeated Labour and the trade unions during the Thatcher years. (The handwritten draft is in the hand of √Čamonn Downey who adds that this was written in the aftermath of the Omagh bombing of 15 August - the draft is very close to the faxed text; the typescript copy has markings highlighting passages, made by Brendan Duddy. )
Date18 August - 5 September 1998
Related MaterialPOL35/388
Extent4 items
Persons
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/13Duddy; Brendan (1936-); Mr.; Intermediary, Pacifist, Businessman, Key figure in Northern Ireland Peace Process1936-
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