Secretary of the Navy Josephus Daniels to Minister of the Japanese Navy Kato Tomosaburo
Nov 12, 1918
For the Minister of Marine of Japan colon From the day that illustrious American Commodore Perry visited Japan the most cordial relations have existed between the American and Japanese Navies period We rejoice together in the great victory achieved period It permanently cements our friendshipsigned Josephus Daniels 19012
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B. Identifier “MBH” appears in the top-left corner. Daniels sent similar congratulatory cables to the Italian and French navies. See, Daniels to Paolo Thaon di Revel, and Daniels to Georges Leygues, 12 November 1918, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.