The Secretary of State to the President of the Federal Telegraph Company ( R. P. Schwerin )

Sir: I have to acknowledge the receipt of the letter under date of March 2829 in which you advised me that, having submitted to the Consortium for China business through the American Group, in accordance with the Department’s letter to you of February 25 last, the financing of your Company’s project for the construction of wireless stations in China in pursuance of your contract with the Chinese Government dated January 8 last, you have now been informed by the American Group of the China Consortium that the financing of that project has been declined as Consortium business.

In reply I have to advise you that in view of this fulfillment of the condition stipulated by it, the Department of State hereby gives its full approval and will lend all proper diplomatic support to the project covered by the Federal Telegraph Company’s contract of January 8, 1921, with the Chinese Government.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Henry P. Fletcher

Under Secretary
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