“Twenty rebels came to the Recorders House…he has a powerful dog and he attacked”

Dublin Metropolitan Police Telephone

Station of Origin Date 29 4 1916 Received at 10.50am Sent at 10.55am

From Chief Supt To Under Secretary

Twenty rebels came to the Recorders House 64 Fitzwilliam square this morning two of them dismounted off bicycles and came to the door and the remainder were circling around, and endeavoured to break in, he has a powerful dog and he attacked them, the Recorder endeavoured to get out a back door into a lane at rere, and found four rebels there with rifles, two kneeling at each side of the lane the then got over a garden wall into an adjoining house, he wishes to have an escort sent for him as his life is in imminent danger and there are snipers on several houses on the Square.

Copied to Under Secretary

Telephoned to Headquarters adding “That it is hoped that an escort can be provided”

Sent by hand to Garrison Adjutant

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