The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Uruguay ( Dawson )

No. 2277

Sir: I transmit for your confidential information and files of the Embassy a copy of the Department’s note of even date to the Uruguayan Embassy in Washington,42 together with Statement LL–2,42 prepared by the Foreign Economic Administration showing charges made against the Government of Uruguay during the period from May 1 through August 31, 1944 covering articles transferred under the terms of the Lend-Lease Agreement signed on January 15 [13], 1944 [1942].

It will be noted that the total charges made through August 31, 1944 for all lend-lease articles transferred to the Government of Uruguay aggregate the grand total of $2,384,159.74.

In this connection and with reference to the Embassy’s despatch no. 1387 dated August 7, 194242 you are informed that according to [Page 1606] a letter dated August 30, 1944 from the Foreign Economic Administration44 the Government of Uruguay has made three payments in accordance with the terms of the Agreement, the sum total amounting to $3,900,000.

Very truly yours,

For the Secretary of State:
Dean Acheson
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