800.515/657

Mr. H. D. White, Assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury ( Morgenthau ), to the Assistant Secretary of State ( Berle )

Dear Mr. Berle: This is in reply to your letter of April 20, 1943,45 suggesting that the Finance Ministers of Egypt, Iceland, Iran and Liberia be invited to send technical experts to Washington for exploratory discussions on the Treasury’s preliminary draft proposal for a Stabilization Fund of the United Nations and the countries associated with them.

Identical letters of invitation have been written to the Ministers of Finance of Egypt and of Iran, to the Secretary of the Treasury of Liberia, and to the Minister of Iceland. Copies of the letters are enclosed.45 The invitation to the Secretary of the Treasury of Liberia is being sent to your office, with a letter to Mr. Mundy46 requesting that the communication to Liberia be sent to our Minister in Monrovia for delivery.

Sincerely yours,

H. D. White
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  3. Louis E. Mundy, Administrative Officer in office of Assistant Secretary of State Berle.