File No. 763.72112/5450

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


Your November 10, 12 noon. Please inform Department what is meant by economic blockade of the Central powers. The Department in its telegram of September 20, 4 p.m.,1 in reply to yours of September 5, midnight,2 explained that it was impossible to accede to certain measures proposed by other powers.

  1. Ante, p. 689.
  2. Ante, p. 685.