393.1123 Coltman, Charles/87: Telegram

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

184. My 171, May 19, 11 a.m.54 Note from Foreign Office dated yesterday states chief of staff on petition Ministry War and General [Page 738] Staff was dismissed by Presidential mandate, and chief adjutant and Adjutant Wang dismissed by Ministry of War; and Chinese Government accepts our demand for $25,000 compensation.55

  1. Not printed.
  2. On Sept. 20, the Chinese Acting Minister for Foreign Affairs transmitted a draft for $25,000 to the Minister in China in payment of this claim.