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Official: War Cabinet: Foreign Office cables, 17 Aug 1917 - 20 Aug 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 27/16

Scope and Contents

Includes copies of telegrams from Foreign Office representatives including: Dayrell Crackanthorpe on subjects including a loan to Greece from the United States (6); Sir Horace Rumbold [British Minister in Switzerland]; Hugh Gurney; Sir Cecil Spring-Rice [British Ambassador to the United States] on subjects including a loan to Denmark and the conference of neutral powers (7); Sir Mansfeldt Findlay [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary Norway] on supplies to Germany (11); Sir George Buchanan [British Ambassador to Russia] on dealings with the Russian government (4); [Stephen] Leech on industrial unrest (4); Sir Arthur Hardinge [British Ambassador to Spain] (5) including about mobilisation on the strength of a secret service report; Sir Reginald Wingate [High Commissioner of Egypt] (3); Sir Lancelot Carnegie [British Minister in Portugal] (2); Sir Walter Townley [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to the Queen of the Netherlands] on the press (14); Sir George Barclay [British Minister in Romania]; Sir Francis Stronge [Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary in Chile]; [Esme] Howard [British Minister in Sweden] on trade with the Soviet Union (5); Albert Wratislaw [British Consul-General at Salonica, Greece] on subjects including feeding British subjects (3); Ernest Maxse [British Consul-General in the Netherlands]; Arthur Peel [Minister Plenipotentiary at Brazil]; [1st] Lord Bertie [British Ambassador to France]; and Beilby Alston [British Charge d'Affaires in Peking, later Beijing, China].Also includes copies of Foreign Office telegrams to the individuals mentioned above and to Robert Clive.


  • 17 Aug 1917 - 20 Aug 1917

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1 file(s) (156 loose folios)

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