The Consul General at Dublin ( Hathaway ) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 9—2 p.m.]
Replying to your January 3, 4 p.m.8 Irish Government still proceeding under special Irish importation of potatoes order (see Dublin Gazette, November 5, 1920) as amended by “the destructive insects and pests (Irish) order 1922”, and the “Colorado beetle order 1923” the latter applying only to France. Irish Department of [Page 280] Agriculture does not intend to issue new order but has in mind to refuse all licenses to both Canada and the United States until better reports concerning Colorado beetle are received.
- Not printed; see Department’s telegram to Ambassador Kellogg, Jan. 3, 4 p.m., supra. ↩