1. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1948, vol. iv, pp. 788 949.
  2. For previous documentation on this subject, and the return of eight merchant vessels, see Foreign Relations, 1948, vol. iv, pp. 950 ff. For the text of the Lend-Lease Act, approved March 11, 1941, see 55 Stat. 31; and for the text of the Master Lend-Lease Agreement with the Soviet Union signed in Washington on June 11, 1942, see Department of State Executive Agreement Series 253, or 56 Stat. (pt. 2) 1500.
  3. The Foreign Agents Registration Act was approved June 8, 1938, 52 Stat. 631. It was amended by the Act of August 7, 1939, 53 Stat. 1244, and further amended by the Act approved on April 29, 1942 (effective on June 28), 56 Stat. 248, which transferred its administration from the Department of State to the Department of Justice. See also Executive Order No. 9176 of May 29, 1942, in 7 Federal Register, 4127.