Oscar Torp, the Prime Minister of Norway, was in the United States on an informal visit September 10–30. Beginning in New York, he proceeded to Detroit, Duluth, Minneapolis, Northfield (Minnesota), Decorah (Iowa), Madison (Wisconsin), and Chicago before returning to New York on September 19. He arrived in Washington on September 22 and remained until September 28 when he returned to New York. Torp met with Secretary Acheson at noon on September 24 and attended a luncheon given by the President immediately thereafter. A memorandum recording the conversation between Torp and Acheson, dated September 24, indicated that “no problems of substance were discussed.” (EUR files, 59 D 233, “Norway”) No record of conversation between Torp and the President has been found in Department of State files.