JMAS-39 French Debt

Documents from 22 February 1939 to 04 April 1939

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-39
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.C-01-39
Original Record Code
PRESIDENTIAL SECY'S FILE, BOX 30
Extent and Medium

14

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

Letters from US Ambassador to France, W.C. Bullitt, to Roosevelt and Cordell Hull, Secretary of State regarding French debt to US, includes: details of French Governments suggestion for settlement of debt with gold and "French possessions" in order to be relieved from restrictions of the Johnson Act,- details Jean Monnet's mission to US to negotiate debt arrangements, Bullitt asked FDR to see Monnet, but advises him not to have Morgenthau, Secretary of the Treasury in on initial meeting.

Conditions of Access and Use

Languages

English

Type of Archival Materials

Textual

Allied Materials

Location of Originals

The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA

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