The Secretary of State to the Minister in China ( MacMurray )
Washington , August 5, 1926—3 p.m.
157. Your 162, April 3, 2 p.m., 309, July 30, 5 p.m. Department’s 80, April 13, 3 p.m.
You are authorized in your discretion to discuss question of possible cancellation China arms embargo with your colleagues as suggested in your 162, reporting result of discussion to Department. If information contained in your 309 can be officially confirmed Department would be disposed in the meantime to amend present regulations to permit sale to China of commercial airplanes.