File No. 2413/140.
Minister Rockhill to the Secretary of State.
Peking , July 15, 1908 .
(Mr. Rockhill reports having received to-day from the foreign office a reply to his note informing it of the act of Congress authorizing a refund of a portion of the indemnity, which, after acknowledging by subject his note, reads as follows:1
Mr. Rockhill says that this plan appears to be very commendable and in accordance with department’s instructions, and trusts it will commend itself sufficiently to urge immediate beginning of the refunds.)
- See inclosure to Mr. Rockhills dispatch, No. 966, July 16, 1908.↩