The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Rockhill.
Washington, February 20, 1906.
Sir: Referring to your dispatches Nos. 148 and 160, of November 10 and December 1 last, respectively, on the subject of negotiations for trade-mark regulations in China, I have to inform you that the department has received from the French, British, and German ambassadors notes looking to securing the withdrawal of the objection which, under the department’s instruction, you have made to section 25 of the project intended to serve as a basis for negotiations on the subject of the registration of trade-marks in China.
As indicative of the reply sent to each of these ambassadors, I inclose herewith a copya sent to the French ambassador.
I am, sir, etc.,
- Not printed. See memoranda from and to German embassy immediately following.↩