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Black Tom explosions by German agents in 1916, November 7 1939

Despatch detailing Associate Supreme Court Justice Owen J. Roberts' decision to award $49 million to American claimants from the 'Black Tom' explosion in N.Y.C. and Kingsland, N.J. fires by German agents in 1916 and 1917. It also outlines a meeting between a British Embassy official and the State Department on the request for British claimants to also receive compensation.
Item Type: Despatch
Date: 7 November 1939
Title of document: Black Tom explosions by German agents in 1916
Authors or Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry (UK Ambassador to US)
Recipients: Wood Edward Fre, Edward Frederick Lindley (UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs)
Places: The Americas > North America > United of States of America > New Jersey
The Americas > North America > United of States of America > New York
The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
Reference: FO 115/ 3420 - Claims Black Tom
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/643
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