693.9431/38: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Japan (Castle)

51. Your telegram 47 dated March 12 [18], 4 p.m. [11 a.m.]

Does paragraph “No. 6” refer to a general conference of the representatives of creditors or only to representatives of Japanese creditors? Shanghai press despatch relating to the new agreement states that Japan “induced Nanking to reaffirm the Nishihara loans.”24 Have you any information on this point?

  1. So-called; they were unsecured Japanese loans to China during the World War.