The Acting Secretary of the Navy ( Washington ) to the Secretary of State


Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge your letter of 18 October, 1921, (So 893.00/4021) relative to the furnishing of naval escorts on foreign vessels in Chinese waters, and I beg to inform you that [Page 532] copies of the correspondence in the premises have been furnished to the Commander-in-Chief of the Asiatic Fleet with directions to be governed by the spirit of your letter hereby acknowledged.


Thos. Washington