242 Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister, to Mr S.M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London
Cablegram unnumbered 24 September 1939,
HIMSELF PRIVATE AND SECRET
Your private telegram representative abroad  -I would not think practical for one man to handle both London Washington.
As regards proposal that I should send a Minister to London for limited period Chamberlain  has now formally extended this invitation. Confess I am rather surprised at your nomination  but no doubt you have some special reasons. Would be grateful if you could let me know them.