The Secretary of State to President Roosevelt

There is attached for your consideration a draft of a message to the British Prime Minister78 containing a description of a proposal for a modus vivendi made by the Japanese Government to this Government and of a suggested alternate modus vivendi which this Government proposes to offer to the Japanese Government.

If you approve of the draft telegram, I shall arrange to have it forwarded.79

C[ordell] H[ull]
  1. See telegram No. 5392, infra.
  2. President Roosevelt’s notation: “OK. See addition. FDR”. For addition, see close of telegram, infra.