File No. 103.94/416

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


1853. To Baruch from Summers:

Maritime Council requires by September 20:

Approximate statement of amounts necessary to import, year commencing September 1, 1918, ending August 31, 1919. Also what, if any, shipping arranged for. State consumption imports and exports, also stocks on hand, if possible, of each fiber for year ending September 1, 1918, and ports of origin of imports for jute, flax, hemp, sisal and similar fibers.

An immediate answer imperative. Patterson.