Royal Australian Navy
26th September, 1914.
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of 26th September forwarding me a copy of your despatch t the Minister of Defence dated 23rd September on the subject of the terms of surrender of German New Guinea.
2. I wish to thank you for your courtesy in forwarding the same for my perusal.
3. I have no doubt that the future will prove the correctness of your opinion.
I have the honour to be,
Your obedient Servant,