Vice Admiral William S. Sims, Commander, United States Naval Forces Operating in European Waters, to the Office of Naval Intelligence
30 November 1917
From: V A Sims
To: O N I
Telegram just received from Breckinridge comma Christiana, royal conference here will probably discuss following subjects BALTIC situation as affecting Sweden procuring Aland Island and closer relations with Finland. Common policies along certain lines hindering independent Norwegian action. Developing Inter-Scandinavian trade<,> Insistence upon Norway employing force to hinder seizure of naval base by Allies and Denmark and Sweden assisting. Joint statement calling upon neutrals to assist peace period.Entire conference probably suggested through enemy channels. 22230.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.