No. 45 NAI DFA 227/100
Washington, 4 October 1939
Your telegram 219.1 I made appropriate representations to State Department yesterday morning and Mr. Moore said no one can predict how neutrality legislation will go and under second clause American ships could visit Ireland because she is neutral. However combat areas are defined Ireland will suffer like other north European neutrals since the seas surrounding her are combat areas.
The Royal Irish Academy's Documents on Irish Foreign Policy series has published an eBook of confidential correspondence on the 1921 Anglo-Irish Treaty negotiations.
The international network of Editors of Diplomatic Documents was founded in 1988. Delegations from different parts of the world met for the first time in London in 1989.
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