No. 133UCDA P150/1902
Dublin, 4 June 1921
Dear Justice O'Connor:-
Your letter of June 2nd has been forwarded to me.1
If the sky fell we should catch larks, and such is the hope of securing the end of the struggle with England through a prior agreement with the Unionist minority.
From my interview with Sir James Craig I am convinced that nothing is to be gained by a further conference with him.2 This is at bottom an Irish-English question, and its solution must be sought in the larger general play of English interests. Carson can envisage it in that light, and knows how to solve it. I do not think however a meeting with me would in any way affect his will in the matter.
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