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Suggestions on the approach the UK government should take in regards to the US sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands

Citation: G, K. (1939) Suggestions on the approach the UK government should take in regards to the US sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands. No Publisher, us. (Unpublished)

Suggestions on the approach the UK government should take in regards to the US sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands. Suggests that UK should relinquish claims for the Southern Line Islands. It also discusses decisions made at a New Zealand conference on this matter, including details on which lands are necessary for the British trans-Pacific service, colonisation of certain islands and the legal claims for New Zealand and British control.

Additional Information: Department: UK Embassy, Washington, D.C.; Creators: K. G (UK Embassy Official to US); Writing format: Manuscript;
Creators: G, K. and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Memorandum, United of States of America, Oceania, *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:
  • 23 August 1939 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3417 - Pacific Islands (Certain) Part III; Project Record ID: A00000058;

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