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la replying to ZP'e telegrem on this subject.
consultation with me he ie stipulating that he
agrees to further consignmentee) material ie removed from Legation building ae soon ae possible.
(b) increase in number of begs Is not Bi Such se to
attrect notice of Swedieh authorities, (o) Material is of such nature that it osn not repeet not be proved thst it has reached Sweden through British diplomatic beg.
oeeoe that suitable cover story will.have to behere looelly to explain materiel should it beBwedleh police. Obviously Sten guns and pistole,hove been obtained in Denmark or^orwsy, andon pereone of members of our irensportorgenleatlone sulteble stories could beit oould be proved thet weeponejwereprotection of members.
Is lmportsnt that other aeterial should conformthst it hss come either from Norway orfrom bleok market ln Finland.
Pleetio eeems goat difficult to explain swey. this heve come from pinlsnd?
Do not see that we can provide suitable cover story for American carbines.Original document.