The Secretary of State to the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations ( Pittman )

My Dear Senator Pittman: I acknowledge the receipt of your letter of April 10, 1937,3 transmitting to me for consideration and report the resolution—S. Res. 1004—requesting that I advise the Senate in regard to the applicability of existing neutrality legislation to certain hypothetical circumstances.

In reply, I have to inform you that I am entirely in accord with your opinion of this bill which you so ably set forth in your speech in the Senate on April 9.5

Sincerely yours,

Cordell Hull
  1. Not printed.
  2. March 25, 1937, Congressional Record, vol. 81, pt. 3, p. 2737.
  3. Ibid., p. 3319.