The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Great Britain ( Laughlin )17
3037. For Sheldon [from War Trade Board]: No. 1700. We should like to put into effect a blanket license for the export of all commodities except certain foodstuffs and possibly a few other articles for shipments to Great Britain, France, Italy and their colonies. We are advising embassies here. Please discuss with proper authorities and cable us their comments. We are putting into effect blanket license for the export of cotton to Great Britain, France, Italy, and Japan effective December 2nd.
- The same, Nov. 23, 1918, to the Ambassador in Italy as No. 1859 (for Stewart, No. 45) (600.119/1776e). A similar telegram was sent on Nov. 23, 1918, to the Ambassador in France as No. 6400 (for McFadden, No. 463) (611.5131/421).↩