File No. 659a.119/84
The War Trade Board Representative ( Sheldon) to the Representative of the British Government ( Mitchell-Thomson)1
My Dear Sir William : I enclose the formal concurrence of the War Trade Board of the United States in the main Icelandic agreement.2 I also take this opportunity to state that the War Trade Board approves the agreement signed the 9th September, 1918, between the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, the Icelandic Government, and Hid Islenska Steinoliuhlutaf-jelag, of Reykjavik, Iceland, supplemental to the main Icelandic agreement,3 and also approves the agreement between the Landsverslun Trade Department on behalf of the Icelandic Government and Hid Islenska Steinoliuhlutaf-jelag, which has been concluded in accordance with article 4 of the agreement of the 9th September.
Very truly yours,