Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to Office of Chief of Naval Operations
CABLEGRAM SENT: 6th August, 1917.
To: OPNAV WASHINGTON Serial No. 199
VIA: Q 21 File No. 55 3 1
Number one hundred and ninety-nine Referring to Opnav ninety-five. Admiralty considers it essential to invite French and Italian representatives date of conference to be decided after arrival Admiral Mayo (stop) Admiralty requests Admiral Mayo arrive before and of August if practicable.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Identification number: “S97.”