740.00119 PW/2–2246

Memorandum by the Secretary of State to President Truman

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This89 is similar to the document I recently submitted to you. I am proposing to submit this draft to UK, USSR and China. I have not included France. Will talk to you about it.90

J[ames] F. B[yrnes]
  1. See draft treaty, quoted in telegram 348, February 28, 3 p.m., to Moscow, p. 152.
  2. President Truman wrote his reply in the margin of this document as follows: “Jim:—I [am] very anxious that our place in Pacific affairs should be a dominant one in the peace as it has been in the war. H.S.T.”