845.00/12–746: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Chargé in India (Merrell)

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912. Brit Govt has told us through Brit Emb here it believes it might be helpful if we expressed informally to Congress leaders, particularly Nehru, views this Govt as indicated last two paragraphs [Page 101]Deptel 893 Nov 30 to you.55 Upon arrival Nehru New Delhi and prior meeting Congress Working Committee tomorrow night, please emphasize to him views this Govt as expressed aforementioned telegram.

Acheson
  1. Same as telegram 7979 to London, p. 97.