Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters
CABLEGRAM RECEIVED July <10, 1918,> 07411 SSM
Origin: Opnav Washington (Secnav) Ser. No. 8361.
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CS 11 July
8361. Assistant Secretary Navy will shortly arrive England as “Official Representative of the Navy Department<”> for purpose looking into Naval Administration with particular reference to land, expenditure and other matters connected with organisation of Navy Department and for the purpose of observing conditions abroad. 18010. 8361.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Handwritten date confirmed by time/date stamp.