893.51/2638: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in China (Tenney)

27. Your 29 January 29, 5 p.m. has been referred to American Group. As position of the American Group in reference to any question of temporary advances would be determined by the attitude of the Chinese Government in respect to the negotiations for the 5,000,000 pound loan it seems desirable in the first instance to hasten to the utmost the negotiations contemplated by the Department’s telegram of January 28th, 6 p.m.