File No. 819.55/67.

The Chinese Minister to the Secretary of State.

No. 55.]

Sir: I have the honor to inform you that I have just received a telegram from the Waichiao Pu at Peking, of which the following is a translation:

Mr. Fong Tsiang Kwang, Consul General at Panama, reports by cable that owing to protests made with the effective cooperation of the American Minister the Congress of Panama has adjourned without enacting any anti-Chinese law. You will please convey to the Secretary of State the expression of this Government’s warm thanks.

In carrying out the instructions of my Government,

I avail [etc.]

Kai Fu Shah.