662.11173 Barley/4: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul at Bremen (Reed)

Your September 17, 7 p.m. Department of Agriculture sent following cable to Bremen Association Grain Importers:

“Your communication 15th. Review official samples representing shipments number 2 barley to Germany from United States ports past 60 days shows shipments probably [sic] inspected and correctly graded. Chemical examination samples representing shipments steamers mentioned shows this grain wholesome feed and reveals nothing to cause sickness to animals. No complaints from other countries to which similar barley has moved. Future shipments will also be carefully inspected.”