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The British Ambassador (Halifax) to The British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Eden)(1)

Hopkins Papers: Telegram


[WASHINGTON,] December 28, 1941.

6080. Your telegram Taut 185.(2) My immediately following telegram gives text of declaration which President has re-drafted, and which Prime Minister has approved. He realises that the order of mention of Governments is not as we should have it, but President pressed this arrangement.

2. State Department are giving it to foreign representatives concerned to secure approval from their Governments.

3. I am doing the same on Prime Minister's instructions to Dominion representatives, including Mr. Langstone for New Zealand.

4. I am awaiting telegram in reply to my telephone message to Bridges about India. Prime Minister and President both anxious to include India, especially in view of war developments.

(1) The source text is a copy given to Hopkins. Back

(2) Ante, p. 364. Back

Foreign Relations of the United States
The Conferences at Washington, 1941-1942 and Casablanca, 1943
Washington, DC : Government Printing Office, 1968

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