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British, Russian, and Italian statements of shipping needs—Contact between American and British authorities during and after the Visit of the Balfour mission—Delegation by the President, July 11, to the Shipping Board and Emergency Fleet Corporation of powers for the acquisition of ships—Resolution of the Shipping Board, communicated to the British Embassy July 24, for the requisition of completed ships built in American yards for foreign owners—Protest of the British Government—Suggestions from the British and Allied Governments as to American cooperation in the utilization of shipping


[501] The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/3701


[502] The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 811.50/9


[503] The Ambassador in Russia ( Francis) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/4045


[507] The Counselor of the British Embassy ( Barclay) to the Secretary of State

File No. 033.4111/7


[508] The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page)

File No. 763.72/5074a


[510] The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/5127


[511] The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Russia ( Francis)

File No. 763.72/5061


[512] The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/5551


[513] Executive Order No. 2664, July 11, 1917


[514] The Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 800.852


[516] The British Ambassador ( Spring Rice) to the Secretary of State

File No. 195/406


[517] The British Embassy to the Department of State

File No. 763.72/6101


[519] The Acting Secretary of State to the British Ambassador ( Spring Rice)

File No. 763.72/6101