711.94114 Mail/57: Telegram

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Harriman) to the Secretary of State

1072. Foreign Office states that the 11 sacks of prisoners of war mail mentioned in Embassy’s 678 [687], February 29, 11 p.m.,74 plus 10 additional sacks subsequently received from Tehran have been turned over to the Commissariat of Communications and will be forwarded to their destination in the near future. An early reply on the general question of rerouting American prisoner of war mail (reference Department’s 525, March 9, 7 p.m.) in transit through the Soviet Union has been promised.

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