File No. 763.72112/3722

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


It is intention of British authorities to accept manufactures of rubber for shipment via Halifax as satisfying undertaking of American concerns to ship rubber goods only via United Kingdom provided that in all cases such shipments must be made under special licenses to be issued by British Embassy as in case of ordinary shipments to Scandinavia. Applications for these licenses will be considered in usual way and subject to all conditions which affect granting of export licenses in United Kingdom.