The Brazilian Ambassador ( Martins ) to the Secretary of State


Mr. Acting Secretary of State: With reference to Your Excellency’s note of May 10, 194641 relative to Lend-Lease material and equipment under requisitions placed but not processed as of September 2, 1945, I have the honor to inform your Excellency that the government of Brazil agrees to take over all such material in bulk and at a price of 35% of its cost to the government of the United States.

(2) In respect to the payments to be made, the Brazilian Government wishes that these be charged to the accounts envisaged in the Lend-Lease agreement of March 3, 194242 and payable under the terms and conditions stipulated therein relative to material already handled under authority of the same agreement.

I avail myself [etc.]

Carlos Martins Pereira e Sousa