702.0641/87: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at London (Frazer)

Your October 5, 4 p.m. Treasury Department states β€œIt is not the intention of this Department to make any general request of British consular officers for information concerning the compensation paid American citizens prior to the calendar year 1933, regardless of the fact that British tax inspectors are seeking information as to compensation paid British subjects for earlier periods.”

Endeavor to obtain reciprocal treatment for clerks in consular offices. Retroactive effect was not intended by reciprocal arrangement of June 28, 1933. Mail complete report.

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