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Government office in London). Alfred was not certain whether he had the Prime Minister's authority to invite These three people to the meeting or stress Sir Jack.

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that the three are recommended jointly by Alfred and In view of Alfred's uncertainty, we must ask the Prime

Minister. Alfred is about to leave for Brighton.

If the Prime Minister

would like these people invited, would you be kind enough, please, to let Sir Jack Cater know.

His office number is 499-9821.

home number is 222-0635.

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You will remember thatthe Prime Minister mentionathese two people to us at our meeting with her on 24th August. I have sent to John Coles already, copies of my correspondence with Henry Keswick and of my note to the Prime Minister dated 17th August. Herewith copies of the Prime Minister's manuscript comments relating to both people. I think that you were going to nave a word with the Foreign Office as to whether there would be any objection to the Prime Minister seeing Henry Keswick and David Newbigging together before she leaves for the Far East. 5.

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British Interest The Future of Hong*KOng - the you Minister's behalf, to thank you I am writing, on the Primeof ch whi h wit , 17th August very much for your letter e, which you had prepared dat e sam the enclosed a paper of s forthcoming visit to in view of the Prime Minister' China and Hong Kong. its enclosures to the Prime I will show your letter and don on Sunday. Minister on her return to Lon teful to you for having taken She will, I know, be most gra t helpful paper. the trouble to prepare this mos ,

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