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From James Bone to [Cyril] Ray, in response to the latter's dissatisfaction, expressed in his two letters, about his treatment by the Manchester Guardian in respect of war correspondent's work. He explains the position regarding [Evelyn] Montague, and puts him right regarding The Times. He refers to Montague's appointment for Algeria, whilst he [Ray] received the 'Fleet's part'. He tried to ensure that he [Ray] could have his 'BBC chances' at night. He re-assures him of the good and important work he is doing, reminds him of the attitude and position of previous war correspondents and expresses the view that if he does as he plans, he will later regret it.