JMAS-43 Treasury Investigation 1942

Documents from 13 May 1940 to 17 June 1942

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-43
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.C-02-43
Original Record Code
ROLLS 71,151,156,157 MORGENTHAU DIARIES
Extent and Medium

39

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

Material relating to Henry Morgenthau's initiation of a Treasury investigation, by the Foreign Funds Control, of the American Bosch Corporation of which George Murnane, Jean Monnet's business partner was Director and later Chairman, includes: details of Jean Monnet's and Murnane's international business ventures,- memoranda to Roosevelt from Morgenthau on use of general licenses to channel "enemy" funds,- internal Treasury Dept. memorandum to Morgenthau with brief biopics of Jean Monnet and Murnane and the liquidation of the Pelscheck Coal holdings (Czech owned) in Germany,- memorandum of conversation between Morgenthau, Lord Halifax, British Ambassador to US and Oliver Lyttleton, British Minister for Production concerning his objections to Monnet's position as head of the British Purchasing Mission because of past connections with German financiers.

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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