884.24/97: Telegram

The Consul at Asmara (Smith) to the Secretary of State

40. It is requested that lend-lease authorities authorize local American Army quartermaster to transfer surplus army clothing for 1943 [Page 95]supplies to the Government of Ethiopia. Also quartermaster to transport this and other Ethiopian Government supplies Asmara to Addis Ababa. List prepared by quartermaster. Ethiopian Minister for Foreign Affairs now here.