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Reference FCO 7/1843
Department/Office Foreign Office
Title Despatch about Alaskan Governor's wish for closer links with Britain (1970)
Description BP North America Inc. British Petroleum. Oil and natural gas. Meeting with Mr Philip Ford of BP (Alaska) and purchasing for BP's Alaskan operation. Report of visit to Alaska by R H Willmott, British Embassy, Washington D.C. Economic Development in Alaska. Meetings in Houston. British officials want to play down the idea of closer links with Britain and avoid making any promises. A visit by an Alaskan trade delegation to the UK deemed to be of limited value. Conversations with Governor Miller in Alaska; use of the British Consulate General in Seattle to deal with Alaska and views of Hamish McGhie and correspondence with K D Jamieson of the Export Promotion Department at the FCO. Hamish McGhie's despatch from Seattle "Alaska - Future Developments: The Governor's wish for closer links with Britain.
Date 1970
Collection The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
Region North America, Europe
Countries United Kingdom
Places Alaska; Britain; Canada; China; Europe; Ireland; Japan; Kuwait; Libya; Middle East; Panama; Persian Gulf; United Kingdom; United States of America
People Freeman, John; Heath, Edward; Jamieson, K D; McGhie, Hamish
Topics Aid; Balance of Payments; British Embassy; Communist; Congress; Conservation; Department of State; Department of the Interior; Draft; Economy; Education; Energy; Environment; Health; Inflation; Japanese; Oil; Payments; State Department; The Nine; Trade; Treasury; Unemployment; Vice President; Welfare
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