Tuesday July 14, 2020

The letter that did for Quisling Quinlisk

An informer's letter holds historic importance, and an estimate of €2,000 to €3,000, writes Post Reporter.

20th April, 2013
Michael Collins: he was too clever for one H Quinlisk, who attempted to betray him to Dublin Castle.

The thing about the history sale is that it makes no differentiation between a piece of paper of historic national importance, and a letter written by a turncoat blackguard, as in the case of a manuscript letter signed H Quinlisk, addressed to The Under Sec./Dublin Castle, marked 'Secret' and 'Very Urgent', offering information and saying his life would be in danger if seen entering the Castle.

"I was the man who assisted Casement in...

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