INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF TRADE UNIONS
9, AVENUE D'ORSAY, PARIS-VIIe
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: President: W. M Citrine, Great Britain.
Vice-President: H. Jacobsen, Denmark; L. Jouhaux, France; Corn. Mertens, Belgium; R. Tayerle, Czechoslovakia.
General Secretary: W. Schevenels.
TELEPHONE: INVALIDES 45-88
AFFILIATED COUNTRIES: ARGENTINE AUSTRIA BELGIUM CANADA CZECHOSLOVAKIA DANTZIG DENMARK DUTCH EAST INDIES ESTONIA FINLAND FRANCE GREAT BRITAIN GREECE HOLLAND HUNGARY INDIA LUXEMBURG MEMEL TERRITORY MEXICO NORWAY PALESTINE POLAND ROUMANIA SOUTH AFRICA SOUTH-WEST AFRICA SPAIN SWEDEN SWITZERLAND YUGOSLAVIA
Letter: F. I. de Sol
30th December, 1936.
Mr. Walter M. Citrine,
T.U.C. General Council,
Dear Comrade Citrine,
INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY FUND.
In reply to your letter of the 23rd December I have the pleasure of informing you that, apart from the purchases made in many countries outside the International Solidarity Fund IFTU/LSI, the following transports have been sent on behalf of our International Fund:
Value in £ (approx. fig, where invoice not received)
100 tons of various foodstuffs (flour, sugar, bacon, ham, coffee, army biscuits, chocolate) 3,500
50 tons, containing the same 1,700
140 tons of milk powder and condensed milk 4,700
400 tons of flour 5,100
220 tons of sugar 1,440
50,000 tins containing meat in jelly 1,400
400 leather jackets, caps and gloves (with woollen lining) 650
more than 18,000 ampullas with serum and considerable quantities of medicine 3,700
subvention to three medical ambulances 4,300
2,250,000 cigarettes 1,100
45,000 boxes with chocolate and gingerbread for the orphans and other children, victims of the civil war 2,200