File No. 800.61/18

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in France ( Sharp)


3023. Referring to your December 1, 10 a.m.,2 sent by Taylor for Secretary of Agriculture stating, “Can you appoint member on [Page 665] commission to study production with Allies? Must understand our export conditions in fertilizer, seeds and machinery.” Secretary of Agriculture informs me that he is now ready to designate representative of his Department for service on this commission, and also two assistants, experts in their particular lines. You are instructed to ascertain present status of this enterprise and report whether any changes in the plans have been made and if it is still desirable for American representatives to become members of this commission. Please cable when and where these representatives if appointed should go.

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