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Suggestions on the approach the UK government should take in regards to the US sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands, August 23 1939

Suggestions on the approach the UK government should take in regards to the US sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands. Suggests that UK should relinquish claims for the Southern Line Islands. It also discusses decisions made at a New Zealand conference on this matter, including details on which lands are necessary for the British trans-Pacific service, colonisation of certain islands and the legal claims for New Zealand and British control.
Item Type: Memorandum
Date: 23 August 1939
Title of document: Suggestions on the approach the UK government should take in regards to the US sovereignty claims for certain Pacific islands
Authors or Creators: G, K. (UK Embassy Official to US)
Places: The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Oceania
Oceania > Micronesia > *British Western Pacific Territories (British colony) [SOME ISLANDS UNDER DISPUTE BETWEEN UK AND USA]
Reference: FO 115/ 3417 - Pacific Islands (Certain) Part III
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/47
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