130 Ng Ming

The Secretary of State to the Minister in China ( MacMurray )

No. 159

Sir: There is enclosed a copy of the Department’s instruction of January 5, 1925, concerning the procedure which should be followed in cases of children of native born American citizens of Chinese descent, who are residing in China and who may claim American citizenship under the provision of Section 1993 of the Revised Statutes of the United States.

You are requested to circularize the instruction above mentioned to all consular officers in China.

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Joseph C. Grew