280 Mr N. Chamberlain, U.K. Prime Minister, to Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister

Circular Cablegram D34 LONDON, 10 October 1939, 2.40 p.m.

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Circular D-32. [1] I am anxious to give you more time for consideration of the draft of my statement in reply to Herr Hitler contained in my telegram Circular D.33. [2] I have accordingly arranged to post one making this statement until 3.45 p.m. on Thursday, 12th October. 13

1 Document 277.

2 Document 278.

3 This cablegram was sent via the U.K. Dominions Secretary.

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