455 Mr G. Pelicier, Governor of New Caledonia, 455 to Mr R. G. Menzies, Prime Minister

Cablegram 234 (translation) NOUMEA, 27 June 1940, 6.45 p.m.

I hear from private sources that you have authorized the departure of the ships. [1] Am very grateful and am having the question of a commercial agreement with the Commonwealth studied.

PELICIER

1 See Document 439.

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