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Black Tom explosions by German agents in 1916

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1939) Black Tom explosions by German agents in 1916. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Despatch detailing Associate Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts' decision to award $49 million to American claimants from the 'Black Tom' explosion in N.Y.C. and Kingsland, N.J. fires by German agents in 1916 and 1917. It also outlines a meeting between a British Embassy official and the State Department on the request for British claimants to also receive compensation.

Additional Information: Creators: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Recipients: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, New Jersey, New York, United of States of America, United Kingdom,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 7 November 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Claims Black Tom; Project Record ID: A00001253;

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