The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Brazil (Pawley)

No. 78

The Acting Secretary of State transmits for the confidential information and files of the Embassy copies of a note of even date to the Brazilian Embassy in Washington and of Statement LL–851 showing charges made against the Government of Brazil during the period from December 1, 1945 through February 28, 1945 [1946], for defense material transferred to Brazil under the Lend-Lease Agreement signed March 3, 1942.

It will be noted that the amount of charges during the period under reference is $796,037.79 and that charges through February 28, 1946 aggregate the grand total of $183,959,349.81. Under the terms of the Agreement a payment of $11,666,666.66 is now due.

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