611.9331/186: Telegram

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

95. Your 132, March 22, noon, and 141, March 27, 1 p.m. in regard to treaty revision.

Department is conferring with the British Foreign Office through our Embassy in London. You may, therefore, for the time being, hold in abeyance action in regard to the Department’s telegram No. 64, March 13, noon.
You should, however, acknowledge, as under instruction from the Department, the Chinese Government’s note of January 18, 1934, stating that this Government is giving consideration to the matters raised therein.