800.6176/491: Telegram

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

3739. Reference Department’s telegram 3608, May 5, 8 [7] p.m. Meeting in London of Department representatives and one or more rubber industry advisers in near future would very favorably impress British and Dutch Colonial Offices’ representatives here. Clauson, Westermann and others primarily concerned consider this possibility extremely constructive suggestion and such an exchange of views most timely. Embassy regards Department’s 4-point program outlined telegram 3608 very sound.