The Minister in China ( Crane ) to the Acting Secretary of State
[Received February 3, 1921.]
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith, as of interest to the Department, copies of Circular No. 239 of the Dean of the Diplomatic Corps, regarding translation of a note, which the Dean has received from the Wai Chiao Pu, proposing that the usual deduction of 13.7% from surplus Customs Revenue for the eventual use of the South-Western Provinces should no longer be made.
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