493.11 Woo, John W./3: Telegram

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

41. Your No. 43, January 22, 5 p.m. Woo claims. These claimants were American residents within the meaning of the agreement between the United States and China for the settlement of the Nanking claims.53 Furthermore existing treaties between United States and China make no distinction between American citizens of Chinese race and other American citizens. The claims should be accorded the same support as other American claims.

  1. See telegram of March 30, 1928, from the Minister in China, Foreign Relations, 1928, vol. ii, p. 331.