Text of telegram sent by His Excellency, Jose P. Laurel, President of the Republic of the Philippines, to His Excellency, Subhas Chandra Bose, Chief of State of the Provisional Government of Azad Hind (Free India), December 4, 1943:

Allow me to convey to you the everlasting gratitude of my people and my Government for your generous gift of one hundred twenty-five thousand pesos. It gives me immense joy to know of your safe arrival at your destination and I wish you all the success in the world in your active campaign under your personal leadership to liberate the people of India.

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library