811.24546/6: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul at Nouméa (MacVitty)

20. Your 22, October 22, 10 a.m. Department approves your action in not presenting matter to High Commissioner in view of circumstances described. The War Department has instructed the Commanding General at Hawaii13 to communicate with the Australians with reference to bases in New Caledonia.

  1. Gen. Walter Campbell Short.