Memorandum by the Assistant Chief of the Division of the American Republics (Walmsley)

The Cuban Ambassador, Dr. Concheso, called today at his own request to inform the Department that the President of Cuba had approved the third draft of the Lend Lease contract providing for arms deliveries valued at $7,200,000 and had authorized him, the Ambassador, to sign.

Will you42 please notify the Treaty Division and have the other details taken care of so that signature may be effected as soon as possible.

W. N. Walmsley, Jr.
  1. Apparently Mr. John S. Hooker, Assistant Executive Secretary, Board of Economic Operations.