Response of the United States to appeals for greater assistance to the British war effort 1

1. For correspondence with regard to establishment of an Anglo-French Purchasing Board for coordinating British and French purchasing in the United States, see Foreign Relations, 1939, vol. i, pp. 562 ff.

[1] Memorandum by the Chief of the Division of Controls (Green)


[9] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Secretary of State

740.0011 European War 1939/3870

[10] The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Kennedy) to the Secretary of State

841.248/469¼: Telegram

[14] The Minister in Canada (Moffat ) to the Secretary of State

711.42/193: Telegram

[19] The British Ambassador (Lothian) to the Secretary of State


[20] The British Prime Minister (Churchill) to President Roosevelt

740.0011 European War/12–740

[21] The British Chargé (Butler) to the Secretary of State


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

841.51/1643: Telegram