The Secretary of State to the Chargé in China ( Mayer )
231. Your telegrams 462, October 8, 8 p.m. and 477, October 14, Noon. Department considered that its instructions No. 217, October 5, 7 p.m. sufficiently covered the matter to enable you to join your colleagues in protest outlined in paragraph 3 of your urgent telegram 462, October 8, 8 p.m. No objection to wording of protest as amended is perceived by Department.