651.116/282: Telegram

The Chargé in France (Armour) to the Secretary of State

114. Embassy’s 76 of January 29, 5 p.m. The patent leather quota has been published today. The Embassy’s request that the proportion allotted to the United States should be based on 1931 figures has been adopted and the American quota is 35,510 kilograms for the quarter instead of 21,800 kilograms which had been proposed. The favorable action taken in this case encourages us to believe that the representations made on the general question of quotas has been effective.