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Official: Munitions., 01 Apr 1917 - 31 Jul 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 15/50A-B

Scope and Contents

A (Allies) - United States of America Various papers including report of Captain J A Leeming, as Trench Warfare representative with British Mission to the United States; photographs of tests of coal dust as an explosive; Foreign Office telegrams, mainly to and from Sir Cecil Spring Rice, British Ambassador to the United States, on munitions supply; Sir Ernest Moir on his resignation from the American Department; Telegrams from 1st Lord Northcliffe [earlier Alfred Harmsworth], head of British Mission to United States, on subjects including access by Sir William Wiseman to the President of the United States [Woodrow Wilson] and Colonel House and delays at the embassy (4); telegrams from C B Gordon, Head of Ministry affairs in Washington; Christopher Addison, Parliamentary Secretary to WSC, on the provision of cabling by Morgans and the transmission of confidential information to the United States; and Mansfield Cumming [Chief of the Secret Service] discussing use of his codes by Lord Northcliffe.


  • Creation: 01 Apr 1917 - 31 Jul 1917

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2 file(s) (2 bound files)

1 folder(s)

172 folio(s)

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