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Commander Paul Foley and L. I. Thomas to Edward N. Hurley, Chairman, United States Shipping Board

Subject Copy.                                File No.

Cablegram Sent Sept. 14, 1918. Y-13

To Opnav, Washington.                        Serial No. 4807

Prep. by LIT & PF                  SX   D.R.


4807. Petroleum Mission No. 46 from Foley and Thomas for Hurley and Shipping Control Committee. Our telegram No. 40,1 Eastern rerouting proposals as outlined in your telegrams 12 and 16 have been passed by British Shipping controller to Mr. Walter Long who is giving matter his personal attention.2 Decision has been delayed but is now expected within one week. We have reason to believe decision will be satisfactory.3 015514 4807


Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.

Footnote 1: Possibly referring to: Foley and Thomas to Hurley, 4 July 1918.

Footnote 2: For Hurley’s cable number twelve, see: Hurley to Foley and Thomas, 17 July 1918.

Footnote 3: See: Foley and Thomas to Hurley, 22 January 1918. Walter Long presided over the Inter-Allied Petroleum Conference.

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