Copy of Sumner Welles to Franklin D. Roosevelt (September 23, 1940)
September 23, 1940
My dear Mr. President:
I am submitting to you herewith a suggested answer to Mr. Churchill's message to you of September 22.
General Marshall has told me that the loading of these rifles is going on day and night and that the details for the transfer of the rifles to the British Purchasing Commission are being concluded through the U. S. Steel Corporation.
- The White House.
For original of the letter and conf. reply to "Former Naval Person" of Sept 23 1940 from FDR, See Welles-Drawer I-1940