Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Assistant Secretary of the Navy Franklin Delano Roosevelt
30 July 1918
For assistant secretary Navy Roosevelt Your cables received 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
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.