File No. 763.72112/854
The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State
[Received 2.30 p. m.]
1780. Royal Proclamation dated March 11 makes following additions to list of absolute contraband issued December 23:1
Raw wool, wool tops and noils and woollen and worsted yarns; tin, chloride of tin, tin ore; castor oil; paraffin wax; copper iodide; lubricants; hides of cattle, buffaloes, and horses; skins of calves, pigs, sheep, goats, and deer; leather, undressed or dressed, suitable for saddlery, harness, military boots, or military clothing; ammonia and its salts whether simple or compound; ammonia liquor; urea, aniline, and their compounds.
Also makes following additions to list of conditional contraband of same date:
Tanning substances of all kinds including extracts for use in tanning.
And states as follows:
And we do hereby declare that the terms “foodstuffs” and “feeding-stuffs for animals” in the list of conditional contraband contained in our Royal Proclamation aforementioned shall be deemed to include oleaginous seeds, nuts, and kernels; animal and vegetable oi’s and fats other than linseed oil su table for use in the manufacture of margarine and cakes and meals made from oleaginous seeds, nuts, and kernels.
- The same changes were reported by the Ambassador in France in his telegram No. 607, March 12 (File No. 763.72112/851).↩