Sir Walford Selby, U.K. Ambassador to Portugal, to Commonwealth Government

Cablegram 7 LISBON, 21 September 1939, 5.02 p.m.

Your telegram unnumbered of 21st September. [1]

It has so far proved impossible. Minister for the Colonies [2] has not now [sic] returned and I made renewed representations on 13th instant and will press them again.



1 Document 238.

2 Dr P.J.V. Machado.


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