282 Department of External Affairs to Maloney

Cablegram 193 CANBERRA, 15 September 1944

MOST IMMEDIATE SECRET

My telegram 191. [1]

You have authority to sign 'preliminaries of peace' with Finland on behalf of His Majesty's Government in Australia. Appropriate documentary powers will be forwarded by bag. You may use this telegram as your authority with other plenipotentaries to sign.

1 Dispatched 15 September. On file AA:A989, 44/970/58.

[AA:A989, 44/970/58]