The Minister in China (Schurman) to the Secretary of State
[Received August 21.]
Sir: With reference to the last paragraph of my telegram No. 46 of February 9, 6 p.m.,54 regarding the arms embargo and the proposal to withhold naval assistance to China, I have the honor to transmit herewith for the Department’s information a copy of Dean Circular No. 187 of July 13th regarding the agreement of the Netherlands [Page 618]and Japanese Ministers to the formula proposed by the American Government regarding the question of withholding naval assistance to China.
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