Senator James G. Douglas, a Dublin business and and a Quaker and Irish nationalist, was active in the Irish White Cross, 1920-22.
Appointed by Michael Collins as a member of the committee which prepared drafts for the first Irish constitution in 1922.
He was a member of Seanad Eireann in 1922-36, 1938-43 and 1944-54.
These memoirs relate his involvement in the events of 1916-26.
He casts fresh light on some events - revealing for example his secret meetings with De Valera in the closing stages of the Civil War.
1DBR Ireland, 3JJF c 1914 to c 1918 (including WW1) , 3JJG c 1918 to c 1939 (Inter-war period), BGA Autobiography: general, HBJD1 British & Irish history, HBLW 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000, JP Politics & government