611.9331/172 suppl.: Telegram

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

405. Your 937, December 27, 2 p.m. and Department’s 402, December 27, 5 p.m.81 in regard to treaty revision.

As proposed in the last paragraph of your telegram under reference, you are authorized to acknowledge the communication from the Foreign Office, stating that its request has been communicated to the Department but omitting “for instructions”.

  1. Telegram No. 402 replied to the Minister’s telegram No. 937 as follows: “Defer action pending further instructions.”