693.002/1130: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China ( Gauss )

241. Your 414, October 8, 10 a.m., Chinese Maritime Customs. Department concurs in the views expressed in your telegram under reference and desires that the American Consul General at Shanghai make to the Inspector General of Customs the statement suggested in the first substantive paragraph of your telegram.

Sent to Chungking, repeated to Shanghai. Shanghai repeat to Tokyo.