Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters to Captain David W. Todd, Director, Naval Communications
Chronological Copy. File No. <8-2-6>
Cablegram Sent August 22, 1918. AMI
To Opnav Washington (D.N.C.) Serial No. 3379
Prep by A-1 SX D.R.
3379 My 2315. Letter from British Foreign Office today states that His Majesty’s Government has no objection to the United States Government picking up and appropriating the western end of the German cable from the Azores to New York. Correspondence follows. 205422 3379.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. The date is confirmed by the time/date stamp at the end of the text.