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The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)

3855. Your 4320, September 16. Kindly advise Department what articles if any it is contemplated will be included in the International Tin Agreement calculated to protect the interest of the peoples of importing and consuming countries, and send text of same. Kindly advise the British Government that this Government expects adequate opportunity to be consulted in regard to these clauses before any agreement is put into effect.

In this connection also kindly advise Department what arrangements are contemplated for the accumulation of buffer stocks or reserves to take care of shortages, emergencies, or unjustified price increases.