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Sir Robert Laird Borden, Prime Minister of Canada, to Sir Sam Hughes, Minister of Militia and Defence, October 31, 1916
Having learned of the plan to create the Department of Overseas Military Forces, Hughes took it upon himself to oppose it, arguing that this structure would not in any way change the one he had already established the previous summer. In this reply to Hughes’attacks, Borden refuted his Minister’s arguments and reminded him of a few facts.
Library and Archives Canada
MG27-D23, vol. 1, file 8
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