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Beekman Winthrop, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, the Montana, the North Carolina, Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Philander C. Knox
The document is a carbon copy of a typed letter from the Assistant Secretary of State to Beekman Winthrop, the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, concerning the movement of the ships the Montana and the North Carolina.
Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson
Folder 1-8, Document 153
June 25, 1909.
My dear Mr. Winthrop:
Referring to your inquiry by telephone, the Secretary of State after today's Cabinet meeting, directed me to say that this Department saw no objection to the MONTANA and NORTH CAROLINA's leaving Turkish waters, subject only to the view of our Embassy at Constantinople, which it is requested that the commanding officer ascertain by direct consultation.
The Honorable Beekman Winthrop,
Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
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Huntington-Wilson, Francis Mairs, "Letter From Francis Mairs Huntington-Wilson to Beekman Winthrop, June 25, 1909" (1909). Other Correspondence. 128.