893.74/754: Telegram

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

202. Department’s 182, April 23, 6 p.m. Radio Corporation of America has received communication from T. Y. Tsiang, Director General of Telegraphs, Peking, suggesting that new arrangements for short wave stations be entered into to supersede existing contracts regarding high power long wave stations. Radio Corporation has replied by letter referring to Department’s memorandum of October 28, 1926, to the Japanese Embassy38 and corresponding communication to Chinese Government,39 and stating that in view of recommendations contained therein and until answer of Chinese and Japanese Governments shall have been received Radio Corporation would not feel at liberty to enter into negotiations different from those suggested in memorandum of October 28. Radio Corporation requested that following message be delivered to Director General Tsiang:

“Thank you for your kind letter delivered by Admiral Bullard. Your suggestions will receive careful attention. I am writing you today. Owen D. Young.”

  1. Ibid.
  2. See telegram No. 251, Oct. 28, to the Chargé in China, ibid., p. 1091.