The Ambassador in Brazil ( Johnson ) to the Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs ( Neves da Fontoura )1
Excellency: I have the honor to inform Your Excellency that my Government has accepted the recommendations set forth in the attached aide-mémoire in reference to the purchase of monazite and products derived from monazite which are produced in Brazil. The text of this aide-mémoire was prepared in Washington and sent to the American Embassy in Bio de Janeiro by the Department of State.
Upon receipt of a note from Your Excellency indicating that the Government of the United States of Brazil also accepts the recommendations to supply the quantities of monazite and products of monazite specified in the accompanying aide-mémoire, the Government of the United States of America will undertake to negotiate a purchase contract for the cited materials.
Please accept [etc.]
- Enclosure to despatch 1854, from Rio de Janeiro, June 13, 1951, which is not printed (832.2546/6–1351).↩
- These conversations took place in Washington.↩
- In a memorandum to Ambassador Johnson, dated June 19, 1951, the Chief of the Economic and Consular Department of the Brazilian Foreign Ministry (Bueno do Prado) stated in part that the proposals contained in the aide-mémoire were acceptable in principle to Brazil, and he requested the United States to indicate in detail the type of assistance it was prepared to give to increase production of raw monazite and to develop the industrial processing of this product in Brazil, This memorandum is enclosure No. 1 to despatch 1932, from Rio de Janeiro, June 22, 1951, not printed (832.2546/6–2251).↩