611.9331/130: Telegram

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


28. Referring to your telegrams 45 and 46, January 22, 6 [7] and 8 p.m. Regarding the last paragraph in the note to China. A written reply should quote the text of this American note and should state that such is the understanding of the National Government of the purport and intent of the Soong-MacMurray treaty.

Since the assumption you state is correct, the Department hopes for that reason that an exchange of notes can, without further delay, be effected.