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Apology for late notification of appointment of Duke of Windsor as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bahamas

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1940) Apology for late notification of appointment of Duke of Windsor as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bahamas. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Apology for late notification of appointment of Duke of Windsor as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Bahamas and for it being publicly announced by the BBC before the President could be informed. Lateness was due to original telegram being scrambled and requirement for clarification from the Foreign Office.

Additional Information: Creators: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Recipients: Franklin Delano Roosevelt (US President); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Formal letter, United Kingdom, *Bahama Islands (British colony), United of States of America,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 9 July 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - Gt. Britain (Colonies and Dominions) Appointments; Project Record ID: A00001450; Related Record IDs: A00001444, A00001445, A00001446, A00001447, A00001448, A00001449;

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