It contains the signatures of all the men in the Irish delegation that signed the Anglo-Irish Treaty on December 6th 1921
- Arthur Griffith (delegation chairman)
- Michael Collins
- Robert Barton
- Eamonn Duggan
- George Gavan Duffy
The signatures match very well with the Treaty signatures (as seen below).
Read more on the Anglo Irish Treaty and those that signed it.
A copy of the signatures on the Anglo Irish Treaty of 1921
“Will anyone be satisfied at the bargain? Will anyone? I tell you this; early this morning I signed my death warrant. I thought at the time how odd , how ridiculous —a bullet may just as well have done the job five years ago.” – Michael Collins in a letter referring to signing the treaty.