185 Mr S. M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London, to Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister

Cablegram unnumbered LONDON, 11 April 1938, 5.52 p.m.

PERSONAL MOST SECRET

Your telegram April 7th Yampi Sound. [1]

I am in touch with the British Government and the matter is being examined by the Board of Trade and Foreign Office. I am pressing for early advice but I am afraid it may not be possible to inform you of the outcome of discussions by April 13 th as desired. Will advise you however as soon as possible thereafter.

BRUCE

1 Document 181.

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