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56 STAT.] GREAT BRITAIN-MARINE TRANSPORTATION-DEC. 4, 1942 Ireland and the Government of the United States of America relating to certain problems of maritime transportation and litigation, I have the honor to state that for the present and until further notice it is the intention of my Government that the accounting contemplated by that Article will be accomplished under the Act of Congress of March 11, 1941 M1 to the extent authorized under that Act. Accordingly, the Government of the United States will in appro- priate cases make such payments as are necessary in the course of operations under the agreement according to its procedure in the administration of that Act and will receive any moneys which may accrue in the course of such operations as a benefit under that Act and Article VI of the agreement between our two Governments dated February 23, 1942. Accept, Sir, the renewed assurances of my highest consideration. JOHN G. WINANT The Right Honorable ANTHONY EDEN, M.C., M.P ., Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Foreign Office, S.W. 1. 1783 22 U.S. C ., Supp. I, §S411-419. Ante, p. 1434. The British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to the American Ambassador FOREIGN OFFICE, S.W. 1 . 4th December, 1942. YOUR EXCELLENCY, I have the honour to acknowledge receipt of your note of to-day's date referring to Article IV of the agreement signed to-day between our two Governments relating to certain problems of marine transpor- tation and litigation. In reply I wish to state that for the present and until further notice my Government intends that the accounting required by Article IV shall be on the same basis as the payments contemplated in Your Excellency's note and that the Government of the United Kingdom will make any payments required by the agree- ment and receive any moneys accruing under it as reciprocal aid according to the terms of the agreement between our two Govern- ments dated the 23rd February, 1942. I have the honour to be with the highest consideration, Your Excellency's obedient Servant, ANTHONY EDEN His Excellency The Honourable JOHN G. WINANT, etc., etc., etc., 1, Grosvenor Square, W. 1. 1[55 Stat. 31.1