File No. 763.72/6811

The Minister in China ( Reinsch) to the Secretary of State


Your telegram of March 26, 4 p.m.1 The Chinese Foreign Office gives oral assurance that educational program of 1918 will in any case be continued unchanged and promises that this assurance will [Page 689] be formally confirmed in writing if and when the United States Government announces its acceptance of postponement of indemnity payments as proposed in the note of the Allied Ministers of September 8 as reported in my September 5, 12 p.m.