199 Sir Earle Page, Minister for Commerce, to Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister
Cablegram unnumbered LONDON, 17 May 1938, 5.40 p.m.
SECRET MOST URGENT
Your Secret Telegram 17th May Yampi Sound. 
If communication to Japanese Consul-General  mentioned in your telegram has been put in the post we would suggest that steps be taken to withhold delivery pending the receipt of most urgent telegram which I am despatching to you immediately.