File No. 841.731/202

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Great Britain ( Page )


864. Senator Hardwick, Georgia, sends us following telegram:

Government cable lines in Europe refuse to report delivery our cables to Sweden and Italy. Seriously handicaps our business besides paying hundreds of dollars weekly for which we get no service. Can you not enter protest to State Department? This makes it impossible sell cotton to Continent.

Please urgently present needs of American shippers in respect to censorship.