1. For previous correspondence on consultations between the United States and Cuba regarding defense measures, see Foreign Relations, 1940, vol. v, pp. 94100.
  2. See also section entitled “General policy of the United States for the negotiation of the basic agreements relating to Lend-Lease to other American Republics,” vol. vi, pp. 133 ff.
  3. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1940, vol. v, pp. 772791.
  4. Much of the correspondence regarding the negotiation of this agreement dealt with minor items or technical details and is omitted. For correspondence regarding supplementary trade agreement between the United States and Cuba, signed December 18, 1939, see Foreign Relations, 1939, vol. v, pp. 558 ff.