800.6176/519: Telegram

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

5029. Reference Embassy’s 4961, June 22. Department has notified British Embassy of acceptability July 31 for beginning rubber talks.33a United States group includes persons indicated in Department’s 4886 of June 21 plus H. Clay Johnson, Vice-President Rubber Reserve and R. A. Gordon, U. S. Coordinator, Combined Raw Materials Board.

If available, Department would appreciate information on composition of British group.

  1. In a note of July 1, the British Ambassador extended an invitation for the United States to send a delegation to London for these talks beginning July 31. The Secretary of State accepted the invitation in a note of July 11. (800.6176/7–144)