389. Editorial Note

At 12:30 p.m. on September 7, Dulles and Rountree met with Bishop, Garran, and Morris at Secretary Dulles’ residence. The memorandum of the conversation by Rountree is not printed. (Department of State, S/S Files: Lot 66 D 123) During this meeting, Dulles handed to Bishop the Department of State memorandum of September 6 (see footnote 4, supra ) and informed him that President Eisenhower had approved the paper for planning purposes. Bishop read the paper and said that he wanted to make certain that the intention was not to finalize the matter until Macmillan had seen the document and commented upon it.

After this meeting Bishop returned to London.