No. 74 NAI DFA D2185
DUBLIN, 2 May 1923
My Lord Duke,
I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of Your Grace's Confidential Despatch of the 6th ultimo1 on the subject of the proposed Imperial Conference and Imperial Economic Conference to be held in October next, and in reply to convey to you, on behalf of my Ministers, an expression of thanks for the cordial invitation of His Majesty's Government to representatives of the Irish Free State to attend the Imperial Economic Conference, and to the President of the Executive Council to attend the Imperial Conference.
2. My Ministers will be glad to arrange in due course for suitable representatives to attend the Imperial Economic Conference.
3. The President of the Executive Council is not at present in a position to say whether it will be possible for him to attend the Imperial Conference but he will be glad to do so if the circumstances of the time permit.
I have the honour to be,
My Lord Duke,
Your Grace's most obedient,
(Sgd.) T.M. HEALY
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