Editorial Note

In telegram 896, March 16, from Seoul, Ambassador Ellis O. Briggs transmitted the text of a letter, dated March 11, from President Rhee to President Eisenhower. The text of the letter was excluded from this publication at the request of the Republic of Korea Government. For the full text of President Eisenhower’s reply to Rhee’s letter, see telegram 748, March 20, to Seoul, page 44. Regarding Ambassador Briggs[Page 36]delivery of the President’s reply to Rhee on March 22, see telegram 926, March 22, from Seoul, page 48.