745K.13/3–2452: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consulate at Accra

96. Convey fol msg to Nkrumah:

“I have followed with keen interest the able manner in which you have carried out your duties as Leader of the Govt Business since the Govt of the UK initiated its constitutional development program in the Gold Coast more than a year ago.

“It is with great pleasure, therefore, that I learn of your election as the first Prime Minister of the Govt of the Gold Coast.

“I wish you all success and I am confident that the friendly relations which have long happily existed bet the peoples of our two countries will be continued.”

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