201 Mr J. A. Lyons, Prime Minister, to Sir Earle Page, Minister for Commerce

Cablegram unnumbered (extract) 18 May 1938,

Your two telegrams of 17th May re Yampi Sound [1] received. Your suggestions have been considered in the light of representations made here by interests concerned and letters addressed to Government by Consul-General for Japan. As result statement to House [2] and letter to Consul-General [3] have been amended.

Statement will be made in House of Representatives Thursday 19th and letter will reach Consul-General for Japan morning of that date.

Statement to House [4] and letter to Consul-General [5] in my immediately following telegram.

[The rest of this cablegram listed minor textual alterations made by Woolnough to his report. For the final version of the report see enclosure to Document 203.]

1 Documents 199, 200.

2 Document 198.

3 Document 197.

4 Document 202.

5 Document 203.

[AA : A1608, C47/1/4, iii]