File No. 861.48/348

The Secretary of State to the Reverend Nicholas Pidhorecki, of the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church of St. George

Sir: With reference to your letter of July 25, 1 with regard to the transmission of relief funds to Ukrainians (Ruthenians) in occupied territory, the Department informs you that for the present it has decided to authorize the American Express Co., 65 Broadway, New York, and Messrs. C. B. Richard & Co., 31 and 33 Broadway, New York, to forward such remittances, under certain conditions and limitations and with due regard to the provisions of present and pending legislation. You are, therefore, advised to communicate with one of these two firms.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
William Phillips
Assistant Secretary
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