Status of intergovernmental debts owed the United States by reason of the First World War1

[For exchanges of correspondence in connection with amounts due the United States under arrangements effected by the World War Foreign Debt Commission, see Department of State, Press Releases, volume XX (January 7–June 24, 1939), and Department of State Bulletin, volume I (July 1–December 30, 1939), as follows:

Certain portions of the above intergovernmental correspondence are also printed in the Annual Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the State of the Finances for the Fiscal Tear Ended June 30, 1939 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1940), pages 288 ff., and ibid., 1940, pages 544 ff.; see also ibid., 1939, pages 68 ff. and ibid., 1940, pages 187 ff., “Obligations of Foreign Governments.”]

  1. For previous correspondence, see Foreign Relations, 1938, vol. i, pp. 918 ff.