File No. 611.326/137

The Ambassador in Brazil ( Morgan) to the Secretary of State


Department’s October 8, 8 p.m. Have just returned from Palace where President expressed his urgent desire that the Food Administration would concede the favor to Brazil of withholding announcement regarding coffee until one could simultaneously be made regarding the successful termination of negotiations relative to subject 3 mentioned in your telegram received today. President believes time between now and Saturday will not permit public opinion to be properly prepared but that if his suggestion is accepted much of the embarrassment which he fears, may be avoided.