894.48B/51: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Japan (Woods)

150. Your September 6, received September 10, regarding delivery of relief supplies to Japanese authorities.

The Department and the Red-Cross share your views as expressed in the above telegram and feel that all relief supplies should be delivered to the Japanese authorities. Department is transmitting to you today a telegram from the Red-Cross26 stating specifically its desires in the matter of administering relief measures.

You will disregard the Department’s 142, September 8, 11-a.m.26 and be guided by the Red-Cross’ telegram which is being transmitted to you today by the Department.

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