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The Consul General at Sydney ( Palmer ) to the Secretary of State

306. Refer Department’s 294, March 4, and my 256, March 6.36 Local representative of British Ministry of Food states Ministry at London has cabled him that Ministry will supply wheat but that Ministry does not state from what sources. He therefore suggests matter be taken up at London with Food Ministry.

Legation states Australian Wheat Board would be glad to sell 8,000 tons bagged wheat ready for shipment at a few days’ notice at Melbourne or Adelaide but not in western Australia.

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