File No. 893.773/32.

The Secretary of State to Ambassador Guthrie.

No. 90.]

Sir: Referring to the Department’s No. 81 of December 8, 1914, to you, regarding the freight rate reductions instituted by the South Manchuria Railway on foreign importations, there is enclosed herewith for your information copy of Despatch No. 52 of November 28, [Page 609] 1914, from the American Consul at Newchwang, with its enclosure, relating to this subject.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Robert Lansing.