Mr R.G. Menzies, Prime Minister, to Mr S.M. Bruce, High Commissioner in London

Cablegram unnumbered n.d. [14 November 1939 [1]],


We are negotiating with Japan for sale of wheat portion cash portion terms. Would this conflict with British policy. Prompt reply would be appreciated. [2]



1 See Document 357.

2 Menzies had previously sent unnumbered cablegrams to Bruce on 25 September and 10 October 1939 requesting clarification of U.K.

policy on wheat sales (on files AA: A981, Trade 68, in and AA:

A981, Trade 6 respectively).


[AA: M100, NOVEMBER 1939]