Sumner Welles to Franklin D. Roosevelt (September 23, 1940)
THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE
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.