893.512/425: Telegram

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

[Paraphrase]

249. Your number 511 of October 25, 10 a.m. When filing protest regarding the new taxes authorized in Department’s telegram 240 of October 22, 4 p.m., protest may be included against the new regulations for examination of passengers to the extent that they are related to collecting the new taxes. In opinion of the Department, no objection can be raised against those parts of the regulations which relate to passport examination, provided they are reasonable.

Kellogg