Mr. Squiers to Mr. Hay.
Pekin, April 22, 1901.
Sir: I have the honor to inclose a copy of a proclamation, dated April 18, issued by the German consul-general of Tientsin, by which notification is given that the German concession there has been, by the consent of the Chinese authorities, extended as indicated on the mapa inclosed herewith.
I have not instructed Mr. Ragsdale to enter a protest against this action, as it does not appear that the interests of any of our nationals are involved or in any way prejudiced.
The inclosed map also shows the extensions of old concessions, as well as new concessions up to date.
I have, etc.,
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