Official: Prime Minister: Personal Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 20/115

Part of: CHAR 20
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Date: 09 Jul 1943 - 24 Jul 1943

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CHAR 20/115/1 Folder marked "Prime Minister's Personal Telegram's serial No T1001/3-T1100/3. Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/2 Telegram from Colonel John Llewellin [British Minister in Residence in Washington, United States] to WSC telling him that he is planning to take a short trip home and that he will be travelling with General Meyers (Chief of Staff to Arnold) who is travelling by special aeroplane. Copy. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/3 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is pleased that he has sent his message to Pope Puis XI. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/4 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada), John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia), Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) and General Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing them of the progress in Sicily and of the strength of their troops. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/5 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Secret" stating that the British and United States forces appear to be landing well and that the weather is improving Initialled in typescript. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/6 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Canadian Prime Minister), John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia), Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) and General Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing them that the weather is good and that the landings are proceeding at numerous points. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/7 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he agrees to his suggestions which provides a solution for the difficulties in Spain and adding that as soon as he hears that he has issued the directives to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre , United States Army] General Henri Giraud [Civil and Military Head of French North Africa] and to the Ambassadors in Lisbon [Portugal] he will instruct his authorities. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/8 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] to WSC reporting on the landings of the Eighth and Seventh armies, their progress and adding that all landings have gone according to plan. 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/9 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada), John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia), Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) and General Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing CHAR 10/115/8. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/10 Telegram from General Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) stating that he is thrilled with the news and warning that the Axis powers will fight back as they are aware that this is the beginning of the end for them. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/11 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that he is unable to alter the form of appeal as he does not want to act against the other Dominion countries. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/12 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt enclosing CHAR 20/115/11. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/13 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal" thanking him for the photographs of Shangri-La Initials in typescript. 10 Jul 1943 - 10 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/14 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tuhnis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Personal and Most Secret" thanking him for his message and asking him to inform him of the numbers which have landed by midnight of the 11th July Initials in typescript. Copy. 11 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/15 Telegram from WSC to Colonel John Llewellin [British Minister in Residence in Washington, United States] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he should certainly come if he wished. 11 Jul 1943 - 11 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/16 Telegram from WSC to Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder [Air Commander in Chief Mediterranean] marked "Most Secret and Personal" asking how the losses in tugs and carriers for the airborne troops compares with his first estimate. 11 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/17 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] marked "Personal and Most Secret" asking him for an estimate of the losses of landing crafts of all types. 11 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/18 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] to WSC marked "Most Secret" reporting on the plans for the landing at midnight on 11th July and of their recent progress and informing him of their losses. 11 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/19 Telegram from Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that the number of landing craft losses is not yet known but that they appear to be quite small, adding that the United States casualties will probably be greater. 11 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/20 Telegram from Chiang Kai Shek [President of China] to WSC stating that they rededicate themselves to the task of destroying the enemy in the East and West and sending him his assurance of solidarity. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/21 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] congratulating him on the success of the landings and suggesting that his joint speech with President Roosevelt to the Italian people should be issued soon. 12 Jul 1943 - 12 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/22 Telegram from [Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, Air Commander in Chief Mediterranean] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that the loss to tugs and troop carriers is less than anticipated but adding that the follow up operation for the Western Tank Force was very costly and had to be aborted. 12 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/23 Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [Earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "Personal and Secret" asking him his opinion on showing President Roosevelt a copy of his despatch regarding his luncheon talk at the British Embassy in the United States. 14 Jul 1943 - 14 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/24 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt asking him if he thought it was time to issue P.Q. 13 Jul 1943 - 13 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/25 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him of an alteration to P.Q suggested by the Canadian Government and proposing that it should be issued on Thursday 15th July. 13 Jul 1943 - 13 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/26 Telegram from WSC to Randolph asking him to write to him with a full description of the show. 13 Jul 1943 - 13 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/27 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC marked "Operational Priority" informing him that President Roosevelt has asked General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] to suggest a time for the simultaneous release of P.Q in the United States, London and Algiers Copy. Jul 1943 - Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/28 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Most Secret" stating that he feels that, due to the role played by the Canadian Navy in the operations against U Boats, the monthly statements regarding the progress of the war against the U Boats should be issued jointly by Britain, the United States and Canada. 28 Jul 1943 - 28 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/29 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" stating that the Admiralty has informed them that five U Boats have been reported by the Allied Forces in the last twenty four hours and that this has never been achieved before. 14 Jul 1943 - 14 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/30 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC marked "Most Secret" regarding the revised conditions for the 1939-43 Star adding that Canada is prepared to participate in this provided that the time qualification for the period of operational service is extended to the 31st December 1943. 13 Jul 1943 - 13 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/31 Telegram from Dr Herbert Evatt (Australian Minister for External Affairs) to WSC marked "Most Immediate" requesting that an additional squadron of ten aircraft per month be sent to Australia over the next three months. 13 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/32 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" informing that a mistake was made on his last telegram stating that it was not five in twenty four hours but seven U Boats destroyed in thirty six hours and, given that this has never been achieved before, suggesting that a joint statement should be made relating this news. 14 Jul 1943 - 14 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/33 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he has had no further news from Marshal Stalin and that even if he is unable to attend a staff conference should be held in September at General Wolfe's stronghold. 14 Jul 1943 - 14 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/34 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] the release date and time for July 16th at 11 o'clock and adding that the suggested alterations to the text will be made. 14 Jul 1943 - 14 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/35 Telegram from General Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) marked "Most Secret and Personal" congratulating him on the Sicilian expedition and suggesting that the next target should be Rome [Italy] and detailing the effects that the capture of Rome [Italy] would have on the Axis powers. 14 Jul 1943 - 14 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/36-38 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a summary of the negotiations with the Portuguese to form an alliance detailing the facilities which have been offered by the Portuguese authorities and informing him that preparations have been made to send day and night fighter squadrons to defend Lisbon and Oporto [Portugal]. 15 Jul 1943 - 15 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/39 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is informing General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] that he agrees with his proposed time for release. 15 Jul 1943 - 15 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/40 Telegram from WSC to Lord Halifax [earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he must not worry over the situation in France and stating that he must be seen to agree with President Roosevelt on this matter but adding that he does not agree with his methods and that they will shortly present him with their policy on this subject. Initials in typescript. 15 Jul 1943 - 15 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/41 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is delighted with the progress regarding Lifebelt [Operations against Portuguese Atlantic Islands]. 15 Jul 1943 - 15 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/42 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he likes the idea of meeting in Canada but suggests that the meeting should take place before September and explaining that events are taking place so fast that it necessitates a meeting before the end of August Initials in typescript. 16 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/43 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he does not believe that the statement should be released [see CHAR 20/115/32] as he does not want to add fuel to the feeling in the United States that the war is nearly over adding that such optimism has slowed down production. 15 Jul 1943 - 15 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/44 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that his cat likes canaries and its appetite grows with eating [Britain thrives on good news] but that the news is now out of date. 16 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/45-46 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" containing a report from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] regarding the morale of the Italian troops and stating that several Italian divisions have offered to surrender to the British forces Initials in typescript. 16 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/47 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] stating that the decision to attack Rome [Italy] rested on the success of the campaign in Sicily and that as the operation can now been seen to have been successful he did not doubt that President Roosevelt and General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] would be in support of this idea. 16 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/48 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] containing part of CHAR 20/115/45-46. 16 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/49 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" detailing the types of aircraft which will be used in the Azores. 16 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/50 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he has still not heard from Marshal Stalin and that he has contacted him regarding his proposals for a meeting Copy. 16 Jul 1943 - 16 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/51 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] marked "Private and Personal" informing him to expect a delay in the decision regarding the nature of the new Command in South East Asia and that he should continue to exercise the powers discharged by Field Marshal Sir Archibald Wavell [former Commander in Chief of India]. 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/52-53 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that he will discuss his suggestion with President Roosevelt regarding the U Boat statement and adding that he was upset to hear his remarks in the Canadian House of Commons commenting that Canada received better treatment from the United States press than the British regarding their presence in the Sicilian operations. 17 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/54 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham (Commander in Chief Mediterranean) asking him to estimate the losses to the landing crafts and assault ships in the first week of Husky [Capture of Sicily]. 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/55 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) marked "Secret and Personal" asking him to guard against disclosures of controversial material during the forthcoming general election and to try to prevent the questioning of the Allies policies. 17 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/56 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) stating that he is pleased that Canada is participating in the African Star and 1939-43 Star adding that he is sorry that many fine individuals will not qualify for these awards. 17 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/57-58 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington] containing a message from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister South Africa] which he wishes him to show to General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army. see CHAR 20/115/35]. 17 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/59-60 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" containing a message from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa]. See CHAR 20/115/35. 17 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/61 Telegram from WSC to General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] marked "Personal and Most Secret" marked post Husky [Capture of Sicily] and that he is with him heart and soul. 17 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/62 Telegram from General Jan Smuts (Prime Minister of South Africa) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" declaring and explaining why an invasion of Italy before the winter is imperative. 17 Jul 1943 - 17 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/63-64 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] informing him that the Portuguese are on the verge of allowing the Allies important facilities in the Azores and congratulating him for the success of the Sicilian campaign. 18 Jul 1943 - 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/65-66 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] containing a message from General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa. See CHAR 20/115/35]. 18 Jul 1943 - 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/67 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that the United States Chiefs of Staff feel the same way as them regarding the future of the war and adding that he sent President Roosevelt and General George Marshall [United States Chiefs of Staff] a copy of his telegram [see CHAR 20/115/35]. 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/68 Telegram from General Sir Claude Auchinleck [Commander in Chief India] to WSC marked "Private and Personal" informing him that he will endeavour to carry out his instructions. 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/69 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that Air Chief Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas [Air Commander in Chief Fighter Command] is an unpopular choice with the United States and that he will not force him on them and adding that he cannot understand why the United States have taken this stance. 18 Jul 1943 - 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/70-71 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he has received the full text of his statement and that he will be commenting on it in the House of Commons today and informing him that discussions have been held with the President Roosevelt for a meeting in August and is asking him if this conference could be held in Canada. 18 Jul 1943 - 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/72 Telegram from WSC to the Resident Minister in Algiers [Harold Macmillan] on the views of General Dwight Eisenhower and Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in Algiers] to a formula for the recognition of the Committee of Liberation. 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/73 Telegram from Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander in Chief Mediterranean] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" reporting on the losses on the beaches giving a rough percentage and comparing it to the estimated figure. 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/74-75 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] to WSC informing him of his views regarding the invasion of Italy warning that such an operation should not go ahead without the back up of strong fighter cover adding that much depends upon the speed of Husky [Capture of Sicily] and commenting on the progress of the operation. 18 Jul 1943 - 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/76 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [British Representative on the Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC marked "Personal" informing him that he doubts whether General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] would say anything more than that Air Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas [Commander in Chief Fighter Command] was critical of United States operations and that he has created for himself a handicap too great to undertake the proposed task. 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/77 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that: he is making preparations for their meeting on the fifteenth; that post Husky plans [Capture of Sicily] have made this meeting all the more important; that he is keen to hear of his plans for the defeat of Japan and that Britain has made enormous preparations for the transferral of force to the Far East, when the time comes Initialled. 19 Jul 1943 - 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/78 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Ernest King [Commander in Chief United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations] marked "Personal and Secret" [Commander in Chief United States Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations] congratulating him for the role played by the United States naval forces in the western landings in Husky [Capture of Sicily]. 19 Jul 1943 - 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/79 Telegram from John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" regarding the Australian general election and stating that he believes that it should be a purely domestic affair and commenting on a report made by Robert Menzies [Former Prime Minister of Australia] criticising the Australian government for not sending an Australian Imperial Force Division to Burma and asking him for more information regarding this report. 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/80 Telegram from Sir Walter Citrine [Later Lord Wembley, General Secretary of the Trades Union Congress and President of the International Federation of Trade Unions] to WSC stating that it is imperative that their Trade Union Delegation in Moscow should arrive in London by July 26th and is discussing possible routes with him and asking if these arrangements can be made. 18 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/81-82 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC marked "Personal" stating that he had spoken to General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army], General Henry Arnold [Chief of the Army Air Force] and General Joseph McNarney [Deputy Chief of Staff, United States Army] on their opinion of the suitability of Air Chief Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas [Commander in Chief Fighter Command] as the new Supreme Commander of South East Asia and reporting on their comments. 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/83 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he likes General Jan Smut's [Prime Minister of South Africa] idea adding that he believes that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] is beginning to have similar thoughts Copy. 19 Jul 1943 - 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/84 Telegram from Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] to WSC marked " Personal and Secret" stating that he would be happy to welcome him and President Roosevelt to a meeting in Canada in August. 19 Jul 1943 - 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/85-86 Telegram from Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" explaining the circumstances of his statement announcing the participation of the Canadian Troops in the Husky operation [Capture of Sicily] adding that his speech in the Canadian House of Commons was made to justify the circumstances of this announcement and not to apportion blame or to criticise. 19 Jul 1943 - 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/87 Telegram from John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) to WSC informing him that Australia intends to participate in the regional awards such as the African Star and is suggesting that a Pacific star should be introduced, similar in appearance to the African Star, to recognise the services in the Pacific theatre and is asking him for his comments. 19 Jul 1943 - 19 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/88 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] of condolence at the death of Sir Patrick Duncan [Governor General of Union of South Africa]. 20 Jul 1943 - 20 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/89 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal Private and Most Secret" informing him that Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] is happy for them and their staff to meet in Canada in August Copy. 20 Jul 1943 - 20 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/90 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) thanking him for providing him with a reply to the question in parliament but adding that it is rather too long and that he has prepared a shorter reply using material from his draft. 20 Jul 1943 - 20 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/91 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) containing his reply to the House of Commons explaining why the Prime Minister of Canada had commented that they had received more appreciation for their part in the Husky operation [Capture of Sicily] than from the British and adding that since then they have received the fullest possible tribute has been given to them. 20 Jul 1943 - 20 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/92-94 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is under pressure to recognize the French Committee of National Liberation in Algiers commenting on their current relationship with the Committee and the lack of contact which they now have with General de Gaulle [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] personally, adding that General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] has noted that General de Gaulle is in no way master of this committee and is asking him if he feels ready to recognize the committee or whether he would mind if Britain acted independently. 21 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/95 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he is glad that he appreciates that correspondence between them and made available to the Australian Advisory War Council should not be publicly quoted or referred to. 21 Jul 1943 - 21 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/96 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he is planning to arrive in Abraham [Canada] on the 11th [August] Annotated. 21 Jul 1943 - 21 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/97 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" marked Quadrant [First Quebec Conference August 1943] Annotated. 21 Jul 1943 - 21 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/98 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he has informed Marshal Stalin of the arrangements for Quadrant [First Quebec Conference August 1943] and is asking him which dates would best suit him Signature in typescript. Annotated. 21 Jul 1943 - 21 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/99-100 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] to WSC marked "Most Secret" stating that he has not discussed his formula with General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] but in view of recent conversations with him, feels that it would be acceptable to him and informing him that Eisenhower and Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in Algiers] have sent numerous correspondence to Washington on this matter but adding that he does not wish to push this matter any further with Eisenhower concerned that it may result in criticism. 21 Jul 1943 - 21 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/101-103 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] informing him of his meeting in Canada with President Roosevelt and of his hope to discuss the possibility of an attack on Italy after Husky [Capture of Sicily] and detailing how this attack will be most effective and stating that he will send him a detailed account of the position of the enemy in the Mediterranean Initials in typescript. Annotated. 22 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/104 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that any date from the 10th to the 17th [of August] is convenient for them but adding that on military grounds the soonest possible date should be set Initialled. Annotated. 22 Jul 1943 - 22 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/105-07 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" regarding the question of recognising the French Committee of National Liberation and noting the grounds on which they would recognize the committee but adding that he does not feel that the word "recognise" should be used but preferred "accepted" and proposing a draft statement which could be jointly released explaining their position. 22 Jul 1943 - 22 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/108 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" reporting on the State Department's opinion on Italy stating that their morale is low and that there does not appear to be any Germans in this area but adding that they do not believe that they will surrender until the Allied forces actually arrive in Italy or more drastic events occur Copy. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/109-10 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him of the arrangements for the meeting and the numbers of the party. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/111 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Most Secret and Personal" containing the codes for all correspondence relating to the meeting in Canada: President Roosevelt should be referred to as P Q; WSC as Colonel Warden; Quebec as Abraham and the operation as Quadrant Annotated. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/112 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) marked "Most Secret" informing him of an advertisement which appeared in the press on the 21st July which consisted of a photograph of him and an extract from his speech on the freedoms of democracy and a slogan from the Australian Labour Party Signature in typescript. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/113-14 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" explaining his position regarding the announcement made regarding the role of the Canadian Forces in Husky [Capture of Sicily]. 22 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/115-16 Telegram from WSC to Malcolm MacDonald (High Commissioner of Canada ) marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he intends Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] and the Canadian Chiefs of Staff to attend the meetings in August but that he may also have private sessions with President Roosevelt. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 [Jul] 1943
CHAR 20/115/117 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a message from Malcolm Macdonald (High Commissioner of Canada) and his reply, relating to the presence of Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] to the meetings in August. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 [Jul] 1943
CHAR 20/115/118 Telegram from Dr Herbert Evatt (Australian Minister for External Affairs) to WSC marked "Immediate" informing him that he is in San Francisco [United States] and that he is eagerly awaiting to hear from him Copy. 23 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/119 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that his questions in his recent message regarding accommodation are only meant as suggestions. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 [Jul] 1943
CHAR 20/115/120 Telegram from WSC to John Curtin (Prime Minister of Australia) marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that he does not believe that they can ban the use of quotations from political speeches from any country for the use in election campaigns and adding that this is totally different from using confidential material connected with the war for similar purposes. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 [Jul] 1943
CHAR 20/115/121 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Personal and Most Secret" thanking him and stating that he understands the difficulties in which he was placed Initialled. Annotated. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 [Jul] 1943
CHAR 20/115/122 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that the United States government was shocked by the number of Generals sacked during General Henri Giraud's [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] and adding that General de Gaulle's [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] only hope is honest team work. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/123-24 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord ALexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] to WSC reporting on the fighting in Sicily, detailing the tactics that are being employed and stating that the Italians are deserting and informing him that they are prepared to advance on to the mainland at the first opportunity. 22 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/125 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Most Secret and Personal" thanking him and stating that he understands the difficulties in which he was placed. 23 Jul 1943 - 23 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/126 Telegram from Malcolm MacDonald (High Commissioner of Canada) to WSC marked "Secret" stating that he has discussed his message with Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] and that he is satisfied with his suggestions. 24 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/115/127 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" regarding accommodation during his stay stating that there will be adequate room for him and President Roosevelt and their wives. 24 Jul 1943 - 24 Jul 1943