Financial and Monetary Policy


40. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury-Designate Dillon to Secretary of State-Designate Rusk

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 811.10/1-1361. Confidential.


41. Letter From Secretary of State Rusk to Secretary of the Treasury Dillon

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 811.10/2-161. Confidential. Drafted by Myer Rashish (B).


42. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 65 D 366, CF 1832. Confidential. No drafting information appears on the source text, which was prepared on March 22.


43. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 65 D 366, CF 1832. Confidential. No drafting information appears on the source text, which was prepared on March 22.


44. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Presidential Memoranda of Conversation: Lot 66 D 149, January-April 1961. Secret. Drafted by Nora M. Lejins (LS) and approved by B on April 24, S on April 25, and the White House on May 11. The meeting was held at the White House. Chancellor Adenauer and Foreign Minister Heinrich von Brentano visited Washington April 12-13. For a memorandum of President Kennedy's conversation with Brentano on April 13, on foreign assistance, see Document 104.


45. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Kennedy Library, Dillon Papers, Memoranda of Conversation, 1961. Confidential. Drafted by Donald W. Curtis (Treasury/OIF) on June 20, although the date at the top of the source text is June 19. The source text is stamped, “Approved by the Secretary, June 25 1961.” The meeting was held in the Secretary's office.


46. Memorandum From Secretary of State Rusk to President Kennedy

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 811.10/7-961. Secret. Drafted by C. Arnold Freshman (EUR/GER) on July 6 and cleared by Tyler and Hillenbrand. Attached to the source text is a July 6 memorandum from Tyler to Secretary Rusk, indicating that the memorandum responded to the President's July 5 request for information on Germany's actions in relation to the U.S. balance-of-payments situation.


47. National Security Action Memorandum No. 81

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Subjects Series, Balance of Payments and Gold. Secret. Copies were sent to the Department of State, the Bureau of the Budget, and the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.


48. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, President's Office File, Treasury, 1/61-9/61. Confidential. Transmitted under cover of a memorandum from Dillon to the President, September 1, which reads in part: “Our information regarding the actions of other countries and our talks with them is highly confidential. Therefore, the information in this memorandum should be closely held.”


49. Telegram From the Department of State to the Embassy in Germany

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 811.10/9-1261. Secret; Priority; Limited Distribution. Drafted by Joseph E. O'Mahony (EUR/GER) on September 10; cleared by Freshman, Sullivan (Treasury) and Henry J. Kuss, Jr. (DOD/ISA) in substance, Sidney Schmukler (E/OFD) and John C. Renner (EUR/RA) in draft, and David Korn (S/S); and approved by Ball. Repeated to Paris.


50. Telegram From the Embassy in Germany to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 811.10/9-1361. Secret; Priority; Limit Distribution. Repeated to Paris.


51. Telegram From the Embassy in Austria to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 398.13/9-1861. Confidential.


52. Memorandum From the Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs (Tyler) to the Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (Ball)

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 811.10/10-961. Secret. Drafted by Andrew Stalder (EUR/GER) on October 8 and concurred in by Robert H. Kranich (EUR/RA) and Martin. The date is handwritten on the source text.


54. Telegram From the Embassy in France to the Department of State

Source: Department of State, Central Files, 398.13/12-1361. Confidential; Priority.


56. Memorandum From the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kaysen) to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Kaysen Series, Balance of Payments, General, 7/1/62-7/15/62. Confidential.


57. Memorandum From the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (Heller) to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Kaysen Series, Balance of Payments, International Monetary Agreement, 8/62. No classification marking.


58. Memorandum From President Kennedy to Secretary of the Treasury Dillon and the Under Secretary of State (Ball)

Source: Kennedy Library, President's Office Files, Treasury, 8/62. Confidential; Limited Distribution. Also sent for information to the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Copies were sent to Sorensen, Bundy, Kaysen, and Bell.


59. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon and the Under Secretary of State (Ball) to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Kaysen Series, Balance of Payments, International Monetary Agreement, 9/62-8/63. Confidential; Limited Distribution.


60. Memorandum From the President's Deputy Special Assistant for National Security Affairs (Kaysen) to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Kaysen Series, Balance of Payments, Bank Fund Meeting. Secret.


61. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, Dillon Papers, Memos to President, 9/62-10/62. Confidential. Attached to the source text is a memorandum from Evelyn Lincoln to Dillon, September 20, indicating that the President had read Dillon's memorandum and approved his proposal.


63. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, National Security Files, Subjects Series, Balance of Payments and Gold, 6/62-3/63. Limited Official Use.


65. Memorandum of Conversation

Source: Department of State, Conference Files: Lot 65 D 533, CF 2181. Confidential. Drafted by Raymond J. Albright (Treasury) on November 16 and approved by Dillon's office on November 21. The conversation was held in Dillon's office.


66. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, President's Office Files, Treasury, 1/63-3/63. Confidential.


67. Memorandum From the Counselor and Chairman of the Policy Planning Council (Rostow) to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, Dillon Papers, Memos to President, 2/62-3/63. Secret.


68. Memorandum From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon to President Kennedy

Source: Kennedy Library, Dillon Papers, Memos to President, 2/63-3/63. Secret.


69. Letter From Secretary of the Treasury Dillon to Secretary of State Rusk

Source: Department of State, Central Files,FN 12 US. Confidential.