893.51/5741: Telegram

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

139. Department’s 46, February 11, 1 p.m.88 In the light of comments made in my 116, February 4, 11 a.m., I recommend that we take no action on this loan other than possibly to ask for a copy of the agreement in view of its possible bearing upon status of Boxer Indemnity payments.89

  1. Not printed.
  2. For correspondence concerning Boxer Indemnity payments, see pp. 660 ff.