April 19, 1945

My dear Mr. Bunche:

It gives me great pleasure to inform you that you have been designated as Technical Expert of the Delegation of the United States to the United Nations Conference on International Organization at San Francisco, which will convene on April 25, 1945 to prepare a charter for a general international organization along the lines proposed in the informal conversations at Dumbarton Oaks.

I am confident that your deep interest in the development of plans for the proposed international organization and your special qualifications for the task assigned to you will enable you to contribute effectively to the work of the Delegation.

Sincerely yours,

The Secretary of State, Washington,
Mr. Ralph Bunche,
Acting Associate Chief,
Division of Dependent
Area Affairs.