Ref NoPOL35/15/567
Alt Ref NoPOL35/567
TitleFile of handwritten drafts and final typescript of letter from 'June' [Brendan Duddy] to 'a chara' [Martin McGuinness]
DescriptionFile of handwritten drafts and final typescript of letter from 'June' [Brendan Duddy] to 'a chara' [Martin McGuinness]. Praising strength and integrity of actions by Republican movement since the hungerstrikes. Warning against holding on to arms out of principle, when the Good Friday Agreement should spell the end of the war, and enable them to walk away from the trap that decommissioning holds. (With a caption by √Čamonn Downey, supplying dates. Four successive handwritten drafts in Downey's and Duddy's hands resulting in final version. See also POL35/568 when this was copied into a telefax on 5 September 1999.)
Date28 May-19 June 1999
Related MaterialPOL35/401
Extent6 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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