832.3421/48: Telegram

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

Your January 8, 2 p.m., February 13, 2 p.m. and No. 1494 May 9. Department understands Vickers Armstrong offer to admit Bethlehem Steel participate basis third each company. Department greatly prefers American interests control half or more. Bethlehem company will take third, half, or all. If choice lies between third and none, both Department and company greatly prefer third. Cable your opinion whether advisable try get more.