APPENDIX 5 [CREDENTIALS OF PLENIPOTENTIARIES] TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS COME, GREETING:
In virtue of the authority vested in me by DÁIL ÉIREANN, I hereby appoint
Arthur Griffith, T.D., Minister for Foreign Affairs
Michael Collins, T.D., Minister of Finance
Robert C. Barton, T.D., Minister for Economic Affairs
Edmund J. Duggan, T.D.
George Gavan Duffy, T.D.
as Envoys Plenipotentiary from the Elected Government of the REPUBLIC OF IRELAND to negotiate and conclude on behalf of Ireland with the representatives of his Britannic Majesty, GEORGE V., a Treaty or Treaties of Settlement, Association and Accommodation between Ireland and the community of nations known as the British Commonwealth.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I hereunto subscribe my name as President.