300.115(39) Manistique Paper and Pulp Co./2: Telegram

The Chargé in Germany (Kirk) to the Secretary of State

1762. Department’s 719, October 16, 7 p.m. The Consulate General at Hamburg informed the Prize Commissioner of the ultimate destination to the Minneapolis Tribune of the cargo of sulphite pulp on board the detained Finnish vessel Margareta. The Commissioner stated that nothing short of an official Government guarantee of non-reexportation would be acceptable to effect release. (See telegram 163 from the Consulate General at Hamburg.98 There appears to be no other grounds at present for the detention.

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