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Representative Tinkham's suspicions concerning the Anglo-US control of Canton and Enderbury Islands and details on the history of sovereignty of Christmas island

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1940) Representative Tinkham's suspicions concerning the Anglo-US control of Canton and Enderbury Islands and details on the history of sovereignty of Christmas island. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Representative Tinkham's suspicions concerning the Anglo-US exchange of notes, regarding joint control of Canton and Enderbury Islands. It also includes an overview of the response by Mr. Hackworth from the State Department to Tinkham with points of clarification regarding British discovery and claims of Christmas Island.

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, United Kingdom, United of States of America, *British Western Pacific Territories (British colony) [SOME ISLANDS UNDER DISPUTE BETWEEN UK AND USA],
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 27 March 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - Pacific Islands (Certain) Part I; Project Record ID: A00001481; Related Record IDs: A00001482, A00001483, A00001487, A00001488, A00001489;

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