212. Letter From Secretary of State Marshall to Senator Chan Gurney0

Dear Senator: This is to confirm the message I asked General Carter1 to pass on to you Friday afternoon.2

The legislation regarding the CIG reflects the unchanged status of the agreement reached in February by the Secretaries of War and Navy and myself.3

Faithfully yours,4

  1. Source: National Archives and Records Administration, RG 59, Records of the Department of State, Decimal File 1945–49, 101.5/5–547. No classification marking. Drafted by Marshall. A note on the source text reads: “Delivered by hand 5/6/47.”
  2. Brigadier General Marshall Carter, Secretary Marshall’s Special Assistant.
  3. Presumably Friday, May 2.
  4. No documents concerning this agreement, and no other references to it, have been found.
  5. Printed from an unsigned copy.