811B.142/2 Suppl.: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Switzerland ( Harrison )

2767. American interests—Far East. Situation of Americans in Philippine Islands is reported to have become increasingly desperate and expeditious reply to Department’s 2075, September 1, and 2389, October 17,5 would be appreciated. If Japanese Government not [Page 855] favorably disposed toward Department’s proposal please invite suggestions of Swiss Government as to any practicable means of making funds available to these people.

  1. Neither printed; they inquired whether funds of the American Red Cross could be transmitted to the Philippine chapter through Swiss channels (811B.142/la, 2).