The Minister in China (Johnson) to the Secretary of State
[Received September 10.]
Sir: I have the honor to enclose a copy of a despatch No. 968, of July 28, 1930,53 entitled “Claim Against Chinese Government for Property Destroyed by Rebel Army”, from the Consul General at Canton.
Likewise enclosed is a copy of my reply of to-day’s date in which the Legation gives expression to the belief that the destruction of property by troops in revolt against the central authorities constitutes a valid basis for a claim filed with the latter.
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