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US bases on Caribbean islands, October 14 1940

Draft letter discusses British agreement that the US should, in agreement with itself and the local authorities to begin construction of bases as soon as possible. It includes discussions on the leases to be agreed in London with the Colonial Office, for local labour and British companies to be employed, and British opposition to the Bermudan lease agreement as it currently stands. Incomplete document.
Item Type: Formal letter
Date: 14 October 1940
Title of document: US bases on Caribbean islands
Authors or Creators: Unknown (Unknown)
Recipients: Knox, William Franklin (Secretary of the US Navy)
Places: The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
The Americas > Caribbean
The Americas > North America > *Bermuda (British colony)
Documents related with this one:
Reference: FO 115/ 3422 - Bases (U.S. on British Islands) Part II (For missing no.'s...)
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