841E.00/33: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State

4860. For the Under Secretary. Your 4030, August 25, noon, and your 4102, August 27, 7 [11] p.m.23 You will have already heard [Page 767] through the press that four of the six men condemned to death for the murder of the police sergeant in Belfast have had their sentences commuted to life and the fifth to 15 years’ imprisonment by the Governor of Northern Ireland. One man is to be executed.

We did what we could to help and so did Gray.

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