The Ambassador in China (Gauss) to the Secretary of State
[Received May 4—7:36 a.m.]
772. Foreign Minister in response to my approach, as instructed by your 568, April 27, 8 p.m., expressed view that it would be more convenient [Page 1019]to Chinese side if conversations on commercial treaty could be held in Chungking. I told him this would be entirely acceptable to us.