File No. 861.77/341
The Russian Ambassador (Bakhmeteff) to the Counselor for the Department of State (Polk)
[Received December 21.]
My Dear Mr. Polk: Acknowledging the receipt of your letter of December 18,1 I beg to thank you for the information you give concerning the Russian Railway Service Corps.
I wish hereby to confirm to you that I am absolutely in sympathy with the plan of keeping the corps in Japan for a reasonable time and consider that the expenses which this will incur should be charged against the credits of the Russian Government.
I am [etc.]
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