893.01/339a: Telegram

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

310. Your 684, September 4, 5 p.m. In reply to inquiries you should invite attention to the fact that the Governments of the United States of America and the Republic of China, through their duly accredited representatives, on July 25 signed a formal treaty modifying certain provisions in the treaties in force between the two nations and establishing a new arrangement in substitution [Page 199] therefor. You may also state that the Legation has been authorized to conduct its relations with the Nationalist Government of China on a basis of full recognition.