Foreign News: Pax Vobis

Eamon de Valera, President of the Irish Republican Government, sent a note to the Free State Government offering to negotiate terms of peace. The document, which looks like a free translation of Jean Jacques Rousseau's Contrat Social, does not, however, make any allusion to a surrender of arms—a stipulation which, as the Free State Government has constantly emphasized, must precede any peace parley.

The note is described in its text as a proclamation and starts off with: " The Government of the Republic, anxious to contribute its share to a movement for peace and...

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