File No. 774/292.

Ambassador Hill to the Secretary of State.


(Mr. Hill informs Mr. Root that Germany agrees with our proposals relative to the organization of the opium conference, and as to Shanghai, January 1, as place and time of meeting. Mr. Hill states that Dr. Rosseler, German consul at Canton, and Mr. Pernitzsch, interpreter at the German consulate general at Shanghai, have been named commissioners on the part of Germany.)