File No. 793.94/583
Ambassador Morris to the Secretary of State
Tokyo, November 2, 1917, 12 p.m.
Text stated to be that [of the?] proposed joint note, in reference to China, was confidentially given two days ago64 by the Minister for Foreign Affairs to the other Ambassadors here to take note of and to communicate to their Governments. I am informed that he stated that it would be signed without doubt in a day or two.