File No. 151.07/84

The Secretary of State to the Chinese Minister

No. 49

Sir: I have the honor to enclose herewith for your information and for such action as you may deem appropriate copy of a letter of April 28, 1917, from the Secretary of War, transmitting the copy of a telegram received from General Pershing, in regard to the Chinese refugees now at Columbus, New Mexico.

The Department will be glad to communicate to the War Department at an early date your decision relative to this matter.

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Frank L. Polk