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Greenland not for sale (1930 edition)

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From the FT, July 22, 1930 (apologies for the quality of the image but that’s how it was saved in our archive): That followed a Reuters report in the Financial Times on July 21, 1930, datelined Washington July 19, which noted the following:It is reported in the Press here that the British Government is considering the possibility of buying Greenland from Denmark or of extending its treaty rights there with a view to establishing a base for a northern air route to Canada.It is pointed out that the United States relinquished the claims to Northern Greenland, which it had put forward in view of the late Rear-Admiral R.E. Peary’s explorations in the last decade of the 19th century, when this country purchased the Virgin Islands from Denmark in 1917. However, Washington might consider itself

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From the FT, July 22, 1930 (apologies for the quality of the image but that’s how it was saved...

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