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Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt

 

OD 9245                 

30 July 1918       

To: Sims

     For assistant secretary Navy Roosevelt  Your cables received1 period please express to First Lord of Admiralty my appreciation of good wishes exchanged period The mutual esteem of two navies grows as they jointly toil in the big task period Respect thus born in a great cause can only result in a closer friendship that will endure signed Josephus Daniels 19130

BENSON

Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. This cable was sent on Daniels’ behalf by Adm. William S. Benson, Chief of Naval Operations, via the office of VAdm. William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters.

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