File No. 808.00/1651.

The American Chargé d’Affaires to the Secretary of State.


Both Houses have passed resolutions expressing appreciation, to be communicated to you through the Chinese Minister at Washington.

In celebration of the recognition of the Republic by the United States, deputations from commercial and other organizations and pupils and teachers from the principal schools paraded with American and Chinese flags and called at the Legation yesterday. They requested me to convey to the Government and people of the United States their sincere gratitude for its friendly action.