The Secretary of State to the Chargé in China (Tenney)
Washington, December 3, 1919, noon.
With reference to Department’s October 3, 6 p.m. and your despatch No. 2980 of September 3, American Group informs Department that next payment of interest coupons on Hukuang loan falls due December 15th when question of status of German issue will again arise. It is desired that you report immediately as to the nature and result of Legation’s representations to the Chinese Government in this matter.