701.0661/15: Telegram

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Steinhardt) to the Secretary of State

676. My telegram No. 641, September 28, 7 p.m.58 Without any further representations by the Embassy59 the Foreign Office today advised me orally that in the future gratis automobile license plates will be issued to this Embassy. The intimation was very strong that an exception is being made in the case of this Embassy.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Several attempts had been made during both 1938 and 1939 by the Embassy to secure free automobile license plates, such as were given to the Soviet Embassy in Washington each year.