Casement’s letter from 17 May 1916 is to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in London next month.


Roger Casement’s letter is to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in London next month.

Photo: Roger Casement's letter is to be auctioned at Sotheby's in London next month.http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/english-literature-history-l13408/lot.216.htmlRead more in the article by Eoin Burke-Kennedy in The Irish Times:http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/casement-s-attitude-to-england-and-the-english-revealed-in-letter-1.1592429#Image from www.sothebys.com
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“A letter by Roger Casement to the police inspector responsible for his custody, written just three months before his execution and detailing his attitude towards England and the English, is to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in London next month.

Image from The Irish Times.

Casement wrote the letter – dated May 17th, 1916 – to Joseph Sandercock, an inspector in the London Metropolitan Police with responsibility for counterespionage, days after being committed to stand trial for treason.”

Read more in the article by Eoin Burke-Kennedy in The Irish Times.

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