The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Cuba ( Braden )
Washington , July 29, 1942—8 p.m.
562. Your 528, July 9, 3 p.m. The Treasury will accept spot delivery of United States currency at a Habana branch of an American bank in payment for $5,000,000 of gold to be earmarked for Cuba, Further instructions on delivery of the currency to an American bank will be sent as soon as arrangements for receiving the currency are completed by the Treasury. Please inform us when Cuban Ministry of Finance will be prepared to proceed with this transaction.