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Respective British Caribbean governments have all agreed to US bases

Citation: Butler, Neville M. (1940) Respective British Caribbean governments have all agreed to US bases. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Respective British governments in Bermuda, the Bahamas, Jamaica, Antigua, St. Lucia, Trinidad and British Guiana have all agreed to US bases and the land to be used. Although discussions of jurisdiction and administration will need to be agreed, that these discussions should take place in London, and that construction can being before lease agreements are signed except St. Lucia where a delay until June 1941 is required.

Additional Information: Creators: Neville M. Butler (UK Embassy Chargé d'affaires to US); Recipients: Sumner Welles (US Acting Secretary of State); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Butler, Neville M. and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Formal letter, United of States of America, *Bahama Islands (British colony), *Jamaica (British colony), *Trinidad and Tobago (British colony), Caribbean, *British Guiana (British colony), United Kingdom,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 22 November 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3422 - Bases (U.S. on British Islands) Part III; Project Record ID: A00001569; Related Record IDs: A00001545, A00001546, A00001548, A00001549, A00001554, A00001555, A00001556, A00001557, A00001559, A00001562, A00001563, A00001564, A00001565, A00001566, A00001567, A00001568, A00001570, A00001571, A00001572;

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