The Commanding General of the United States Army Forces in the Far East (MacArthur) to the Chief of Staff (Marshall)44

262. The following message is from President Quezon:

“The President of the United States:

I wish to thank you for your prompt answer to the proposal which I submitted to you with the unanimous approval of my war cabinet. We fully appreciate the reasons upon which your decision is based and we are abiding by it.

(signed) Quezon.”

  1. Copy of telegram obtained from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, N. Y.