493.11 N 15/136: Telegram

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

141. Your 290, April 30, 4 p.m. Secretaries of Presbyterian Board decline to act before Board meeting May 14. Department believes Board might then be persuaded to assent but recommends that under the circumstances you endeavor to find and appoint some one else. Department suggests for your consideration Frank S. Williams, Registrar of China Trade Act,23 but leaves choice to you.

  1. Act approved Sept. 19, 1922 (42 Stat. 849).