President Roosevelt to the Secretary of State 52
- U. S. to resume economic relations—some oil and rice now—more later.
- Japan to send no more troops to Indo-China or Manchurian border or any place South—(Dutch, Brit, or Siam).
- Japan to agree not to invoke tripartite pact even if U. S. gets into European war.
- U. S. to introduce Japs to Chinese to talk things over but U. S. to take no part in their conversations.
Later on Pacific agreements.
- Notation attached to the original: “Pencilled memorandum given by the President to the Secretary of State (not dated but probably written shortly after November 20, 1941)”. For draft proposal of a modus vivendi handed by Ambassador Nomura to the Secretary of State on November 20, see Foreign Relations, Japan, 1931–1941, vol. ii, p. 755.↩