No. 101 NAI DT S1801C

T.M. Healy to the Duke of Devonshire (London)

DUBLIN, 19 July 1923

My Lord Duke:

I have the honour to refer to the terms of Article 12 of the Treaty between Great Britain and Ireland signed on 6th December, 1921,1 and to acquaint Your Grace that, pursuant thereto, my Ministers have nominated Dr. Eoin MacNeill, T.D. Minister for Education and a member of the Executive Council, to be the representative of the Government of the Irish Free State upon the Commission which is to determine the boundaries between Northern Ireland and the rest of Ireland as provided therein.

2. My Ministers desire me to request Your Grace to be good enough to move His Majesty's Government to take the necessary steps on their part for constituting the said Commission.

I have the honour to be,
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient,
humble Servant,
(Sd.) T.M. HEALY

1See Appendix No. 3 for the text of the Treaty.

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