The Department of State to the Chinese Legation35

Up to the present time the American Government, although it has made informally suggestions toward that end, has not received from the Chinese Government data indicating in any detail and with any particular exactness the character and the extent of the adverse effects which the silver purchasing program of the United States is said to be causing in China.

  1. Handed to the Chinese Minister by the Chief of the Division of Far Eastern Affairs, January 26.