711.9312 A/5

The Chinese Minister (Sze) to the Secretary of State

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of December 21, 1928, enclosing, for the consideration of my Government and as a basis for negotiation, the draft of a treaty of arbitration between the National Government of the Republic of China and the Government of the United States.

It affords me great pleasure to bring the provisions of this proposed treaty to the attention of my Government.

Accept [etc.]

Sao-Ke Alfred Sze