740.00112A European War, 1939/4718

Memorandum of Conversation, by Mr. Jacques J. Reinstein, Assistant to Assistant Secretary of State Acheson

Participants: Mr. A. K. Helm, Counselor of the British Embassy and Mr. C. T. Crowe, British Embassy; Mr. Hume Wrong, Counselor, Canadian Legation and Mr. Macdonnell, Second Secretary, Canadian Legation; Mr. Acheson, Mr. Dickey, Mr. Reinstein.

Mr. Helm submitted the attached memorandum, dated November 3,32 regarding the desirability of bringing the British Statutory List and the United States Proclaimed List as close as possible into line. The subject and procedure for exchange of information regarding the inclusion of persons on both lists was discussed in detail, and it was agreed that appropriate instructions would be issued by both governments to their missions regarding the matter. These instructions are contained in the Department’s circular instruction of November 25, a copy of which is also attached.33

  1. Date as in original memorandum. Note, however, reference in final sentence to instruction of November 25.
  2. Not printed.
  3. Post, p. 310.