840.50/3559a: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to President Roosevelt

Your message to the Prime Minister in relation to the establishment of machinery for post-war economic collaboration was welcomed here. He turned it over to Eden33 and the job of coordinating the British [Page 17] position has been given to Dick Law who is now a full Secretary of State but in the Foreign Office, a unique assignment under usual British procedure. He deals with economic and social problems that involve international relationships. I have been asked to consult with him on the problems raised. It would be very helpful to me if I knew our thinking in this field which I understand has been considered by a group in the State Department.

I am wiring you directly as the subject matter relates to a cable you personally addressed to the Prime Minister.

  1. Anthony Eden, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.