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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS Dallas, Texas, December 22, 1941 To All Banking Institutions, and Others Concerned, in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District: The Secretary of the Treasury has issued the following public circular and press statement relative thereto: “ PUBLIC CIRCULAR NO. 8A, UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 8389 of April 10, 1940, as amended, and Regulations issued pursuant thereto, relating to transactions in foreign exchange, etc.* All general licenses other than those listed below are hereby reinstated to the extent that they were revoked by Public Circular No. 8: General General General General General General General General General General General License License License License License License License License License License License No. 56 No. 58 No. 59 No. 60 No. 61 No. 63 No. 65 No. 66 No. 68 No. 69 No. 75 E. H. FOLEY, JR. Acting Secretary of the Treasury” December 20,1941 *This public circular affects parts 130 and 131 and w ill be included in appendices to those parts— Sec. 5 (b ), 40 Stat. 415 and 966; Sec. 2, 48 Stat. 1; 54 Stat. 179; Ex. Order 8389, A pril 10, 1940, as amended b y Ex. Order 8785, June 14,1941, E x. O rder 8832, July 26, 1941, and Ex. Order 8963, D ecem ber 9, 1941; R egulations, A pril 10, 1940, as amended June 14, 1941, and July 26, 1941. PRESS STATEMENT “ The Treasury Department today reinstated certain general licenses under the freezing order in their application to Japanese nationals. It will be remembered that on December 7, 1941, all general and specific licenses were revoked in so far as they concerned Japanese nationals. “ Public Circular No. 8A, issued today, authorizes Japanese nationals to pay taxes and fees to the Federal and State governments, to deposit their funds in blocked accounts in banks, and to engage in certain other limited types of financial transactions under proper safeguards. E. H. FOLEY, JR. Acting Secretary of the Treasury” Yours very truly, R. R. GILBERT President This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org)