462.00R296A1/63: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Italy (Garrett)

8. Your 13, January 20, noon. The Department’s views in this matter are covered by the aide-mémoire of December 29, sent to you from Paris as Department’s No. 1 and the Department’s 28, January 18, 4 p.m., to Paris, which Paris has sent to you. The texts of these are of course strictly confidential and were given to you for your information and for background in your discussions with Grandi or other competent Italian officials.