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File Title USA: Libel Suit Against the New York Times in UK Courts
Reference FO 1093/239
Date 22 January 1941 - 31 July 1941
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013

Description

A file of correspondence concerning a libel case brought against the New York Times by Archibald Ramsay, who had been accused by the newspaper of passing information to Germany. The letters include correspondence between lawyers for the Times and the Foreign Office attempting to resolve the case, which had the potential to damage Anglo-American relations. A number of solutions were suggested, including an attempt to postpone the trial until after the war.

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