740.00115A Pacific War/1166: Telegram

The Minister in Switzerland (Harrison) to the Secretary of State

3114. American Interests—Japan. Department’s 554, March 8, 1943.60 Swiss Minister, Tokyo, reports first payment effected 22 Americans [on] Guam. While awaiting receipts which Japanese Government requested obtain, husbands interned Kobe signed promissory notes. Gorgé inquires whether may continue such payments or await assurance recipients received payment.61

  1. Not printed.
  2. In telegram 1792, May 23, to Bern, the Department authorized continuation of payments and requested that Mr. Gorgé make every effort to obtain receipts (740.00115 Pacific War/1166).