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

No. 914

Sir: The Department has received your despatch No. 1511, dated May 22, 1928, regarding a request made to you through an official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that you use your efforts with the Southern authorities to persuade them to respond to the appeal for peace of Chang Tso-lin. The reply which you caused to be sent to this request meets with the approval of the Department.

I am [etc.]

Frank B. Kellogg