300.115(39) Korsholm/26: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Hamburg (Keblinger)

116. Your October 11, Steamship Minna. Contracts furnished Department show Parsons & Whittemore shipments to be bona fide and made to fulfill contracts signed before war. 700 tons were sold Nekoosa Edwards Paper Company, Port Edwards, Wisconsin, under contract dated April 1, 1939. 1000 tons were sold Wolf River Paper [Page 824] & Fiber Company, Shewano, Wisconsin, under contract dated August 5, 1939. Urge prompt release in order that shipments will arrive in time to enter the Great Lakes before navigation closes in November.