894.512/37: Telegram

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State

88. The question has been raised by American residents here whether in view of the last paragraph of article I of the Treaty of Commerce and Navigation26 they are subject to various special taxes the proceeds of which are to be applied towards the expenses of the hostilities with China. Please instruct by telegraph.

  1. Signed at Washington, February 21, 1911, Foreign Relations, 1911, p. 315.