275 Dixon to Curtin and Evatt
Cablegram 847 (extract) WASHINGTON, 9 September 1944, 2.29 p.m.
IMMEDIATE TOP SECRET & PERSONAL FOR THE PRIME MINISTER AND THE
World Organisation On receipt of your telegram 1350  I arranged that Cadogan should receive copy at once with the request that he should do everything possible to secure assent to your views of other parties to the Dumbarton Oaks discussions. I gave Berendsen a copy and discussed the matter with him at length and also circulated copies to the Canadian, South African and Indian representatives.
The first meeting after receipt of your telegram was held yesterday afternoon and I took the opportunity for an oral re- statement of your views, emphasising the salient points. I also stressed your desire that the United Kingdom should, if possible, refrain from committing itself to any draft before consultation with the British Dominions (paragraph  of your telegram 1349