693.003/796: Telegram

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

984. 1. On October 17, the Senior Minister informed the Minister of Foreign Affairs that the diplomatic body agreed to the continuation in Peking of the work of the Tariff Valuation Revision Commission.

2. The Minister of Foreign Affairs has now notified this Legation the next Commission will convene here on December 1st.

3. Commercial attaché suggests that the Department request the Treasury to instruct Nicholson56 to proceed to Peking for this purpose. I concur.

  1. Martin R. Nicholson, Treasury representative at Shanghai.