The Secretary of State to the Peruvian Chargé (Fernández-Dávila)


Sir: I transmit herewith two copies each of Statement LL–8 and supporting schedules30 reporting charges made against the Government of Peru during the period from December 1, 1945 through February 28, 1946, for material transferred in accordance with the terms of the Lend-Lease Agreement signed on March 11, 194231 by representatives of the Republic of Peru and the United States of America.

It will be noted that the amount of charges during the period under reference is counterbalanced by credits to a net sum of $67,017.25 credit, and that charges through February 28, 1946 aggregate the grand total of $15,657,453.25. Of this grand total the sum of $6,479,000 represents the approximate appropriate percentage of reimbursement due on account from the Government of Peru. Payments on account in the total sum of $4,000,000 have been received. Accordingly the remaining balance due is $2,479,000.

It is requested that the enclosed statement and supporting schedules be treated by Your Government on a most confidential basis.

Accept [etc.]

For the Acting Secretary of State:
Spruille Braden