File No. 763.72112/1532

The Consul General at London ( Skinner ) to the Secretary of State


American apples and similar fruits exported to Holland must be consigned to Netherlands Oversea Trust. Am reliably informed that agreement exists between British Legation at Hague and Netherlands Oversea Trust which renders it unnecessary that southern fruits, especially oranges and lemons, shall be consigned to trust. Suggest steps to correct discrimination against American fruit.