026 China/7–849

Memorandum by Mr. Lucius D. Battle, of the Executive Secretariat, to the Director of the Executive Secretariat (Humelsine)

The Secretary handed me yesterday the attached memorandum from Clark Clifford to the President25 regarding the White Paper on China. The Secretary asked that this paper be returned to the President under cover of a memorandum indicating that Ambassador Jessup26 has gone over this matter with Mr. Clark Clifford and that the points raised by the President with the Secretary will be met.

L[ucius] D. B[attle]
  1. Supra.
  2. Philip C. Jessup, who attended the Paris meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers with Secretary of State Acheson, was assigned by the latter at the end of June to assist with the preparation of the White Paper.