493.11/1337: Telegram

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

539. Department’s undated telegram No. 209 [, June 29, 4 p.m.].

I have today received from C. T. Wang a letter stating:

“I write this to confirm my recent telegram to the effect that the June installment of Tsing Hua indemnity fund be handed to Mei Yi-chi, the acting president of Tsing Hua College, and also to inform you that I have already given explicit instructions that the money be expended in the manner now established for the support of Tsing Hua and the Educational Mission in America.”

Since June installment was seemingly written inadvertently for May installment, I am taking up the question of obtaining similar authorization from Wang for the payment to Mei of the May installment, having today paid to him under the above authorization and against his receipt the installment for June.