Minister Conger to the Secretary of State.
Peking, China, March 7, 1902.
Sir: Referring to department’s instruction No. 382 of September 23, 1901, I have the honor to inclose herewith a copy of the amendments to the rules of the mixed court at Shanghai, as agreed upon by all the members of the consular body except His British Majesty’s consul-general, Mr. Warren, who was absent from the meeting at which they were considered on account of indisposition.
I inclose also Consul-General Goodnow’s dispatch transmitting the above.
Should these amendments meet the approval of the department, I respectfully request to be notified of the fact at an early date.
I have the honor, etc.,