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Death of Mountbatten: FCO letter to No.10 ("Death of Mountbatten: President Carter's Message") ["we have been struck by the lack of reference in [Carter's] message to the circumstances of Lord Mountbatten's death"] [declassified 2009]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/13 f112
Editorial comments: A draft version of MT's reply to Carter is attached to the original note. The final version of the letter as sent to Carter can be found here. The full file from which this item is taken can be seen here.
Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 6pp
Themes: Foreign policy (USA), Northern Ireland, Terrorism