800.0146/7–2544: Telegram

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

1036. 1. With reference to Chinese desire that a three-power conference be convened to settle question of military government in territories recaptured from the Japanese, these problems are being given careful study and consideration. (ReEmbs 1289, July 25, 3 p.m.)

2. Department hopes to be able to clear at an early date with the highest officers of the Government the conclusions we have reached and will then communicate with you further.

3. In your discretion you may inform Dr. Soong of the foregoing.

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