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US bases on Caribbean islands

Citation: Unknown (1940) US bases on Caribbean islands. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Draft letter discusses British agreement that the US should, in agreement with itself and the local authorities to begin construction of bases as soon as possible. It includes discussions on the leases to be agreed in London with the Colonial Office, for local labour and British companies to be employed, and British opposition to the Bermudan lease agreement as it currently stands. Incomplete document.

Additional Information: Creators: Unknown (Unknown); Recipients: William Franklin Knox (Secretary of the US Navy); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Unknown, and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Formal letter, United of States of America, United Kingdom, Caribbean, *Bermuda (British colony),
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 14 October 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3422 - Bases (U.S. on British Islands) Part II (For missing no.'s...); Project Record ID: A00001554; Related Record IDs: A00001545, A00001546, A00001548, A00001549, A00001555, A00001556, A00001557, A00001559, A00001562, A00001563, A00001564, A00001565, A00001566, A00001567, A00001568, A00001569, A00001570, A00001571, A00001572;

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