403 Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister, to Mr M.J. Savage, N.Z. Prime Minister

Cablegram unnumbered 3 December 1939,

SECRET AND PERSONAL

Your telegram of 2nd December [1]: My Government has asked Casey [2] in London to advise His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom that we are agreeable to 9th January being fixed as the time for despatch of first group.

Naturally I will keep closely in touch with your Government regarding details.

1 Document 401.

2 R.G. Casey, Minister for Supply and Development.

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