The Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Kennedy) to the Secretary of State
[Received November 13—4:56 p.m.]
2344. Embassy’s 2232, November 1, 1 p.m. Board of Trade advises that it expects to announce Wednesday night a prohibition on all imports of apples and pears shipped from the United States on and after November 20. The Board will advise later the exact time when this information may be made public.
Trade advises that Bank of England already refusing exchange for new orders.