500.A15a3/671: Telegram

The Chairman of the American Delegation ( Stimson ) to the Acting Secretary of State

[Paraphrase]

42. Except for figures contained in statement transmitted in telegram No. 41, February 6, 7 p.m., none will be given out here. It is desired that none be given out in Washington, as to do so would embarrass Japanese negotiations. The statement was very well received by the British press. What is Senator Swanson’s reaction?

Stimson