611.9331/197: Telegram

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

291. Reference my 248, June 14, 2 p.m. and the Department’s 172, June 15, 7 p.m. Under instructions from the British Foreign Office the British Legation on June 21st addressed note to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs acknowledging receipt of its note of May 24th concerning Sino-British treaty revision and adding that such note had been forwarded to the British Government for its consideration.

2. Counselor Peck has been instructed to take action prescribed in paragraph 2 of the Department’s telegram under reference.