Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
Jan 8. 1918
VICE ADMIRAL SIMS,
OPNAV 2050 You are designated as the representative of the
United States Government at the meeting of the Allied Naval council until otherwise informed signed Josephus Daniels Secnav 15008, OPNAV
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.