893.512/411: Telegram

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

477. Your 225, October 13, noon, just received.

Meeting did not take place on October 11th.
Senior Minister informs me that all diplomatic representatives except those of Great Britain, Italy and the United States, have received replies from their Governments assenting to the draft protest set forth in paragraph 3 of my telegram aforementioned with a minor amendment in phraseology of second paragraph of protest proposed by the Japanese Government which makes the last sentence [Page 878] read after “resolutions” as follows: “Have so far failed to succeed on account of the unhappy internal situation existing in China which has been complicated by the opposition of certain regional authorities to the Special Tariff Conference.”