860c.01/7–945: Telegram

No. 1128
The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)

secret

6019. Department desires more information re agreement concluded between British Treasury and former Polish Government at London assigning to former control of latter’s assets, (urtel 6900 July 91). Department is particularly interested in assets covered including any assets outside Britain. Please request FonOff permission to reexamine document and annex.

For your information, Treasury Department has replaced licenses previously granted Polish official agencies in United States permitting expenditures without individual review with licenses which require advance notification to Treasury of proposed transactions of these agencies. Payments to meet expenses incurred by Polish official agencies in United States will for time being be approved only after appropriate review.

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J[acques] J R[einstein]