Institute for Corean-American Studies, Inc.
Interim agreement signed at Seoul August 24, 1948,
Entered into force Auguse 24, 1948
[Editor's note: We are grateful to Shawn Creamer, COL, U.S. Army, Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff, Army,
for locating and furnishing this document to ICAS for publication in our Historical Documents section.
Col Creamer notes that he found the document on the Library of Congress website at
He originally found the agreement briefly referenced in a book titled, Military Advisors in Korea: KMAG in Peace and War by Major Robert K. Sawyer, pp 34-35 & 45.
It is also referenced in the Dept of State’s Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series -
https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1948v06/d876 and https://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1948v06/d882.]