893.102S/239: Telegram

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

312. Shanghai’s May 3, noon.20 Senior Minister has telegraphed to the Senior Consul at Shanghai informing him of the Diplomatic Body’s approval of the resolution passed by the ratepayers to increase the [Page 350] Chinese members of the Municipal Council from 3 to 5.21 In this connection Minister Johnson at Nanking has telegraphed the Legation as follows:

“I approve of resolution. Please inform the Department.”

For the Minister:
  1. Not printed.
  2. Chinese representation was increased from 3 to 5 councilors in 1930.