209 Plimsoll to Burton

Cablegram unnumbered NEW YORK, 20 October 1947, 2.57 p.m.

MOST IMMEDIATE SECRET

Pacific Bases

Your E.71 of 17th October.

Minister points out that it was arranged at Canberra with Addison and Fraser that the matter should not be presently proceeded with, and, in the circumstances, it might be better to have the matter discussed in London in late November. Please try and arrange this.

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1 McIntosh subsequently informed Burton that he was unaware of any such arrangement, and officials at the UK High Commission in Canberra reported that Addison could not recall it. In view of the misunderstanding, however, they agreed that discussions should be postponed until November.

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