Roosevelt Papers: Telegram

Prime Minister Mackenzie King to President Roosevelt

Greatly pleased to receive your telegram expressing hope that I may be able to be in Washington Wednesday afternoon and to come direct to White House.1 I thank you warmly for this invitation which I am more than pleased to accept. I am much looking forward to the opportunity of seeing and talking with you again. I also much welcome the opportunity of being present at the Pacific War Council meeting Thursday at noon. Kindest regards.

Mackenzie King
  1. At his press conference on May 18, 1943, Roosevelt told reporters that Mackenzie King had arrived in Washington that afternoon and would come to the White House the following day to spend the night.