493.11/1368: Telegram

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

350. Your 744, October 3, 6 p.m.

Procedure for August and September instalments approved.
The Department considers that the essential features of the arrangement sanctioned by the Treasury should be retained, namely, endorsement of checks in favor of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and obtaining receipt in the name of that Ministry. On the understanding that these requirements shall be fully safeguarded, the procedure described in your paragraph 4 is approved. Department suggests that undertaking given by Wang regarding expenditure of money (your paragraph 1) might advantageously be embodied in form letter sent each month.