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Billy Hughes - telegram to the Mayor of Glebe from Melbourne, 3 September 1916, urging the formation of a strong National Referendum Committee, by his citizens, to support conscription, 1916
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[Australian urgent telegram form, date stamped, 3 Sept. 1916, N.S.W.]

Melbourne 40 2/9 sectn 95 230

Mayor Glebe

I urge immediate action to Call meeting your Citizens form Strong National Referendum Committee Embracing all individuals work for triumph Governments proposal Stop Australias future depend upon vigor and thoroughness Local action in this Crisis

WM Hughes

[in margin]
Don R. Cope 29.9.66

[Transcribed by Peter Mayo for the State Library of New South Wales]