Ref NoPOL35/9/283
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TitleFile of documents that focus on a Sinn Féin document offering a ceasefire
DescriptionFile of handwritten and typescript documents focussing on a handwritten document from Sinn Féin [either by McGuinness or by Bradley] of 10 May which tacitly offers the private assurance the British have been seeking, in order 'to proceed without delay to the delegation meetings' [i.e. offering the British a ceasefire]. Extensive commentary by [Éamonn Downey] on its authorship, Delivery, and other points contained; it was delivered to James and David in London by Brendan Duddy on 11 May, while consciously omitting a paragraph where Sinn Féin caution the ceasefire may be only of a short duration.
Date10-11 May 1993 [1999]
Related MaterialPOL35/ 356
Extent7 items
CodePersonNameDatesParallel forms of name
DS/UK/13Duddy; Brendan (1936-); Mr.; Intermediary, Pacifist, Businessman, Key figure in Northern Ireland Peace Process1936-
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