50 Mr M. MacDonald, U.K. Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, to Commonwealth Government
Cablegram 41 LONDON, 15 July 1937, 9.58 p.m.
Despatch 84, Secret, from British Consul-General, Batavia, to Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs , of which copy was sent to you.
His Majesty's Charge d'Affaires, Tokyo , reports that Japanese representative  left for Lisbon late in June to negotiate about trade in Timor. I should be glad to learn whether His Majesty's Government in the Commonwealth of Australia desire that any action should be taken by His Majesty's Ambassador at Lisbon  in connection with any of the suggestions contained in the concluding paragraph of the despatch under reference.