Explanation of Exhibit #859 (IPS Doc. No. 9023)
Follows up on "notation 'A Expended without Imperial Sanction' and the explanation thereof written by U. NODA, Chief of the Budget Bureau, to Mr. Keenan." Expresses Mr. Reed's opinion that NODA's explanation was bona fide and even if it isn't "it would be practically impossible to prove it false."