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Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables., 08 Aug 1917 - 14 Aug 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/14A-B

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Includes copies of telegrams from Foreign Office representatives including: Sir Charles Gordon on manufacture of machinery in the United States; Sir Walter Townley [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Queen of the Netherlands] on press reaction in the Netherlands (20); Charles Bayley [British Consul to the United States] on [Ignace] Paderewski and Poland's attitude towards the war; Sir George Buchanan, [British Ambassador to Russia] (9); Sir Cecil Spring-Rice [British Ambassador to the United States] on subjects including the transport of enemy food (11); Sir Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner of Egypt] on subjects including intelligence reports of troop movements (3); Beilby Alston [British Charge d'Affaires in Peking, later Beijing, China] (2); Sir Mansfeldt Findlay [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Norway] on enemy supplies (8); Dayrell Crackanthorpe on the Greek government and the position of King Alexander (5); [1st] Lord Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; [Herbert] Cummins [British representative to Mexico] (2); Sir Horace Rumbold [British Minister in Switzerland] (7); Sir George Barclay [British Minister in Romania] on the destruction of Russian railway stock and grain supply (4); Hugh Gurney on German ship-building and Denmark's attendance at a conference of neutral powers; George Grahame [Counsellor to the British Embassy in Paris] on the commercial blockade of Germany (7); Sir Everard Fraser [British Consul to China] on munitions (2); [Harold] Porter [Commercial Commissioner for Siberia]; Sir Francis Stronge [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Chile]; Ernest Rennie [British Minister to Peru]; [Esme] Howard [British Minister in Sweden]; and Sir Arthur Hardinge [British Ambassador to Spain] on the General Strike in Spain (3).Also includes copies of Foreign Office telegrams to the individuals mentioned above and to Sir Herbert Dering [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Siam, later Thailand] and Harold Lyle.


  • 08 Aug 1917 - 14 Aug 1917

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2 file(s) (2 files (187 loose folios))

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