840.51 Frozen Credits/5217: Telegram

The Ambassador in Chile ( Bowers ) to the Secretary of State

178. Your circular telegram January 24, 4 p.m.74 No freezing control measures have been instituted. Chilean Government was informed my note December 19 that we would like to see prompt adoption measures numbered 1, 3, 4 and 5 of Department’s telegram December 15, 10 p.m.,75 but so far as can be learned here no action in this connection is contemplated at this juncture.

  1. Not printed; it requested information as to what control measures had been instituted (840.51 Frozen Credits/5168a).
  2. Not printed; in this telegram the Department expressed the desire that the American Republics prevent or curb business transactions with the Axis and indicated the measures desirable to freeze the business operations of individuals, banks and other companies having Axis connections (840.51 Frozen Credits/4686a).