File No. 893.773/34.
Consul Pontius to the Secretary of State.
Newchwang, January 6, 1915.
Sir: For the information of the Department, I have the honor to transmit herewith copies of correspondence of recent date had between the Embassy at Tokyo and this Consulate concerning the discrimination in through freight rates on the South Manchuria Railway.
The Department is referred to my No. 52 dated November 28, 1914, with which was transmitted a copy of the Legation despatch referred to in the correspondence.
I have [etc.]