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

4961. Reference Department’s 4886, June 21, 3 p.m. British at request of Dutch telegraphed British Embassy yesterday to ask Department to delay rubber talks until July 31. Dutch planning delegation of five including Westermann, Pauw,30 Cremer,31 Honig32 and Zimmerman.33 Westermann states he now finds it would be difficult to get Cremer, Honig and Zimmerman here from States before late July. In view this Dutch problem British also endorse end July date.

  1. A. A. Pauw, Director, Netherlands Trading Society.
  2. Th. G. Cremer, Director, Netherlands Indies Produce Corporation.
  3. P. Honig, Netherlands representative on the Washington Far Eastern Emergency Rubber Committee.
  4. E. C. Zimmerman, Chairman, Netherlands Purchasing Commission.