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FE Rec’d: September24, 1954
FROM: l’OkTO ... 9:10 a.m. .
S3 TO: Secretary of State
SP NO: 7’13,September24, 7 p.m.
L ReferenceDepartment’s649 and Embassy1s 705
H 1. Following lettersdelivered to Foreign Office by~!mbassy
officer noon today:
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OLI Dear . I wish YOU to know the deep sorrow and
regret felt by”the”Government and the people of.the ‘United
OCB States and personallyby me over the death of your husband.
USIA There are no words of mine which can assuage your m?ief. While
CIA ~no sum of money can compensatefor your lo=sj”it i~ the desire
OSD ~of the Governmentof the United States that somethin$.bedone
ARMY~to make life easier for YOU and your children in the-future.
,1 am thereforeenclosinga,check for yen one million‘payableto
II ~ ous a token.of the deep sympathy of the Americanpeople.
-7 ,: incerelyyours, John M. Allison. \
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:Z..-, Dear Mr. Minister:
:;. (ya$ I am enclosing letter addressedto
.:;,? containinga check for one million yen made
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:, out to her as a token of sympathy of the American Government
. _-“ n uo and people. I appreciate,your offer, in,
. -“ “ morning, to have this letter delivered at’once to
Sincerelyyours, John M. Allison.
*/ . L His ExcellencyKatsuo Okasaki,Minister for Foreign Affairs.
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should appreciablymoderate public, pttit@es here. They expect
major morning papers will also feature lettersand contribution.
3. Ple?se inform CongressmanCole J have forwardedhtis message
to Ogata and have sent copy to Foreign Minister.(Department’s
4. Request allotmentnumber for contribution.
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