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. [1]

If communication to Japanese Consul-General [2] 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. [3]

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1 Document 198.

2 Document 197.

3 Document 200.

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