December 7, 1941
Purple (Urgent-Very Important)
#907 To be handled in government code
Re my #902. [a]
Will the Ambassador please submit to the United States Government (if possible to the Secretary of State) our reply to the United States at 1:00 p. m. on the 7th, your time.
Army 25850 Trans. 12/7/41 (S)
[a] S.I.S. #25843-text of Japanese reply.
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 1 INTERCEPTED DIPLOMATIC MESSAGES SENT BY THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT BETWEEN JULY l AND DECEMBER 8, 1941)