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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF NEW YORK

Circular No. 2 1 4 9 , December 9, 1940,
Amending Circular No. 2147, dated
November 30, 1940.

PROCEDURE IN CONNECTION WITH ASSIGNMENTS
UNDER THE ASSIGNMENT OF CLAIMS ACT OF 1940
To All Banking Institutions in the
Second Federal Reserve District:

The first paragraph following title I under the caption ''Procedure In Connection
With Assignments" on page two of our Circular No. 2147, dated November 30, 1940,
is amended so that the title and paragraph read as follows:
I. Consent to Assignment of Claims upon Contracts dated prior to October
9, 1940.
The Assistant Secretary of War is the proper head of department to give consent to an assignment of claims resulting from contracts entered into with the
War Department prior to October 9, 1940. To obtain such consent, the contracting
company should address the request for consent to the Chief of the Service concerned, who will then transmit it to the Assistant Secretary of War with the
recomme.ndation that the consent either be given or withheld. The following are
the proper Chiefs of Service to be addressed and they are all located at the War
Department, Washington, D. C.:




Quartermaster General
The Chief of Ordnance
The Chief of the Air Corps
The Chief of Chemical Warfare Service
The Chief Signal Officer
The Chief of Engineers
The Surgeon General
The Chief of Coast Artillery.
GEORGE L. HAEBISON,

President.


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