Reply of President Jose P. Laurel to the message of congratulation by the Indian people in Shonan (Singapore), October 27, 1943:

HIS EXCELLENCY
SUBHAS CHANDRA BOSE
SHONAN

I THANK YOUR EXCELLENCY AND THE INDIAN PUBLIC IN SYONAN SINCERELY FOR RESOLUTION UNANIMOUSLY PASSED OCTOBER SEVENTEEN EXPRESSING YOUR GOOD WISHES ON THE ATTAINMENT OF INDEPENDENCE BY PHILIPPINES AND PRAYING FOR THE ETERNAL FREEDOM AND PROSPERITY OF THE FILIPINO PEOPLE (STOP) DEEPLY APPRECIATE YOUR PERSONAL GREETINGS.

(SGD.) JOSE P. LAUREL
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
OF THE PHILIPPINES

(SGD.) JOSE GIL
ACTING EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library