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Requisition, August 3, of ships under construction in American yards—Representations of the British Government, transmitted August 21, against the requisition of ships building on British orders; reply of the chairman of the Shipping Board, transmitted September 7; acceptance of the measure by the British Government, October 26—Representations as to the shipping needs of France and Italy—Special representations regarding oil tanker tonnage—Conflict between American and British plans for chartering Norwegian ships 1

1. See also the section on Negotiations with Denmark, Norway, and Sweden concerning Exports and Shipping, Vol. II, p. 1015.


[526] The French High Commissioner ( Tardieu ) to the Secretary of State

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

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[528] The Assistant Secretary of State ( Phillips ) to President Wilson

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

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

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[531] The British Embassy to the Department of State

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[532] The Italian Ambassador ( Macchi di Cellere ) to the Secretary of State

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

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