840.48 Refugees/1298: Telegram

The Chargé in the United Kingdom (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

65. From Myron Taylor. Your 40, January 14, 3 p.m. Will raise Angola question with Winterton whom I am meeting Wednesday afternoon. Your preliminary survey on Angola which was given me in June was followed at intervals by discussions with the British and others including Jewish leaders here and in America. Please refer to past telegrams. Opinions of suitability and availability varied from time to time. You will recall Polish Ambassador urged it upon you and myself before I left and that pressure was renewed by the Polish Ambassador here on my arrival. There is a precedent for the granting of a full concession to a foundation to settle by Portugal in the case of Mozambique where such concession was granted by Portugal and is now being operated by a company and of which I am seeking full information.

In view of the time element it has been suggested to Rublee and Pell that they go direct from Berlin to Paris for the Monday meeting of the officers. I leave for Paris Friday morning and unless Rublee and Pell find it necessary to return to Berlin all will return to London Monday night My address in Paris will be Hotel Meurice. Messages Friday to Sunday may be sent to Embassy in Paris. [Myron Taylor.]