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US agree to oral discussions, and their delay but decline to outline which islands they lay claim to until the oral discussions begin

Citation: Butler, Neville M. (1940) US agree to oral discussions, and their delay but decline to outline which islands they lay claim to until the oral discussions begin. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

US agree to oral discussions, and their delay but decline to outline which islands they lay claim to until the oral discussions begin. Islands include the Phoenix Islands and possibly Tonga.

Additional Information: Creators: Neville M. Butler (UK Embassy Chargé d'affaires to US); Recipients: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Butler, Neville M. 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:
  • 17 August 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - Pacific Islands (Certain) Part II; Project Record ID: A00001493; Related Record IDs: A00001490, A00001491, A00001484, A00001492, A00001494;

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