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The Presidents Special Assistant ( Hopkins ) to the Secretary of State

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Dear Mr. Secretary: The President referred to me your letter dated August 6th1 relative to the establishment of a Joint War Aid Committee—United States and Canada.

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The President agrees that Mr. J. D. Hickerson should be a member of the committee and that duplicates of all records will be filed in the State Department.

The American representatives will exercise care in making certain that all their work is properly related to the Department.

Cordially yours,

Harry Hopkins
  1. Ante, p. 656.