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British request to the President for the speedy transfer of promised destroyers to Halifax, Canada

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1940) British request to the President for the speedy transfer of promised destroyers to Halifax, Canada. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

British request to the President for the speedy transfer of promised destroyers to Halifax, Canada where sailors will take possession of the ships. Letter also includes a request for instructional manuals on the weaponary along with a request for instalment of anti-aircraft guns before they travel to Canada.

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, United of States of America, Canada,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 16 August 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - War Assistance from U.S. (Supplies); Project Record ID: A00001527; Related Record IDs: A00001520, A00001521, A00001522, A00001523, A00001524, A00001526, A00001528;

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