The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister in China (Johnson)
205. Your 526, June 14, 1 p.m., last paragraph.
- Department approves.
- Letter under date June 14 from New York office of Andersen, Meyer
quotes its Shanghai office as follows:
“Minister of Railways indicates is willing to make similar agreement (as with British creditors) however it is reported Tientsin-Pukow Railway has already defaulted their May payment to the British creditors.”
Letter under reference concludes with statement as follows:
“Under the circumstances, the Minister’s willingness to make a similar agreement with Andersen, Meyer and Company, Limited, does not seem to hold out much hope of being any effective arrangement.”