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Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables., 15 Aug 1917 - 17 Aug 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/15A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes copies of telegrams from Foreign Office representatives including: Archibald Madden [British consul at Bilbao, Spain]; Sir Cecil Spring-Rice [British Ambassador to the United States] on subjects including the SS Inland (4); Sir Walter Townley [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Queen of the Netherlands] on the press (23); [Esme] Howard [British Minister in Sweden] on Swedish exports (4); Charles Bayley [British Consul to the United States] on trade; Sir Mansfeldt Findlay [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Norway] on supplies for the allies and the conference of neutral powers (3); Sir George Buchanan, [British Ambassador to Russia] on dealings with the Russian government (6); George Grahame [Counsellor to the British Embassy in Paris] on a loan to France; Sir Arthur Hardinge [British Ambassador to Spain] on labour difficulties (9); Ernest Rennie [British Minister to Peru]; Sir Horace Rumbold [British Minister in Switzerland] on subjects including Germany's attitude to the entry of the United States into the war (9); Hugh Gurney (5); Dayrell Crackanthorpe on the Greek navy and martial law in Greece (4); Robert Clive (2); [Stephen] Leech; Sir Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner of Egypt] (2); Beilby Alston [British Charge d'Affaires in Peking, later Beijing, China] on the purchase of ships; and Sir George Barclay [British Minister in Romania] (4).Also includes copies of Foreign Office telegrams to the individuals mentioned above and to [Walter] Beckett on Dutch ships, [Arthur] Peel [Minister Plenipotentiary in Brazil], and Sir Lancelot Carnegie [British Minister in Portugal].


  • 15 Aug 1917 - 17 Aug 1917

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2 file(s) (2 files (167 loose folios))

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