Hopkins Papers

The President’s Special Assistant (Hopkins) to the British Minister of Supply (Beaverbrook)

Dear Max: With reference to your note of December 31st and the confiscation in Rangoon of war weapons and trucks consigned to China, this is all I wanted to know about it.1

Very cordially yours,

Harry L. Hopkins
  1. See Roosevelt’s telegram of December 31, 1941, to Chiang on the subject, Foreign Relations, 1941, vol. v, p. 772, and Chiang’s reply of January 7, 1942, ibid., 1942 China, p. 2.