793.94/1395: Telegram

The Minister in China ( Schurman ) to the Secretary of State

479. Department’s 283, December 4, 1 [7] p.m.22 Article 12 of agreement23 reads in translation as follows:

“The Government of China declares that upon expiration of the telegraph and cable monopoly granted to the foreign concerns it will discontinue the monopoly upon its own initiative and will not further grant any monopoly for the electrical transmission of messages to any government, company or individual.”

  1. Not printed.
  2. Agreement between China and Japan on detailed arrangements for the settlement of outstanding questions relative to Shantung, signed at Peking Dec. 1, 1922.