No. 67 NAI DFA ES Box 28 File 185
WASHINGTON, 20 April 1923
All the active Irish-Americans - supporters of Irish Free State, as well as Irregulars - are against Ireland's entry into League of Nations.
Personally I am of opinion that in the 'long run' in the U.S.A., the advantages of marking in every way possible - and the League of Nations does it in a high degree - Ireland as an independent State will outweigh any present hostility. In fact, the Administration at Washington is only seeking a Diplomatic way of entering the League.
Mise, le meas,
[signed] T.A. SMIDDY
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