893.01/144: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in China ( Mayer )

303. The draft note quoted in your 472, December 4, 3 p.m., and the Department’s reply to that telegram,58 have been repeated through Paris to Brussels, The Hague, Rome and Lisbon with instructions to take occasion to discuss, informally and orally, with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the countries concerned the situation in China, using as the basis of such discussion the abovementioned telegrams and the memorandum to the French Embassy59 quoted in the Department’s 294, November 26, 2 p.m., to you60 and paragraphs 2 to 10 of the Department’s 293, November 25, p.m.,60 quoting the telegram to London.61 The Department has also expressed the hope that the several Governments approached would promptly instruct their representatives at Peking to sign the note quoted in your No. 472.

  1. No. 302, Dec. 5, p. 434.
  2. Memorandum of Nov. 25, p. 426.
  3. Not printed.
  4. Not printed.
  5. Ante, p. 423.