The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)

No. 4142

The Secretary of State refers to a conversation which took place at the India Office on April 22, 1944 between officials of the United States and British Governments, on the subject of facilities in India requested by the United Press. Among those participating in the conversation was Mr. Robert D. Coe of the Embassy, and it is understood that a copy of the memorandum of conversation is in the Embassy’s files.

There is now enclosed for the Embassy’s information a copy of a memorandum of conversation of May 24, 194428 which took place at the Department between officials of the Department and of the United Press.

It is requested that the Embassy inform the Department whether there have been any developments in London since the conversation of April 22, 1944 which would indicate in what manner further representations on behalf of the United Press might be useful at this time.

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