Dear Congressman Abbitt

“Dear Congressman Abbitt”

Virginians and National Politics, 1948-1973

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John C. Williams, President of the Flue Cured Tobacco Growers Association in Wendell, NC, wrote to Abbitt asking him to consider the sale of surplus flue-cured tobacco to Soviet Union in same arrangements as surplus wheat. Abbitt responded that he…

Letter from Abbitt to the tobacco growers of Japan and the reply of Daizo Tanaka, chairman of the Central Federation of the Tobacco Growers' Association of Japan. Abbitt wanted to renew or increase tobacco trade relationships with Japan, arguing…

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This letter from Abbitt to the US Ambassador to the Philippines concerns the tobacco trade to the Philippines; Abbitt outlined the situation as he saw it and argued that certain trade agreements between the U.S. and the Philippines should be…

Assistant secretary of State Frederick G. Dutton sent Abbitt a letter to follow up on a telegram that Abbit had sent to President Kennedy about protecting U.S. poultry exports to the European Economic Community. Dutton assured Abbitt that the State…

This map shows where different varieties of tobacco were utilized throughout the world. Specifically it highlights where flue-cured, light air-cured, oriental and semi-oriental methods were used. It also includes graphs that illustrate the…

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Paul Goddard of Burley Stabilization Corporation wrote Abbitt to praise the conclusion of the Philippine tobacco situation as a victory for the American tobacco farmer. Abbitt expressed his agreement in his reply.

Tuck conveyed a confidential request from a tobacco company for information about the PL 480 Egypt Tobacco Program to Abbitt. Abbitt agreed to forward the information to the company and to keep the interaction strictly confidential.
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