The Chinese Ambassador (Wei) to the Secretary of State

My Dear Mr. Secretary: I have the honor to transmit the following message addressed by the President of the Republic of China to the President of the United States:

“I am grateful to you for the suggestion contained in your telegram of March 15th36 which reached me through your embassy on March 22nd, to made [make] our Delegation to San Francisco as representative as possible The Government has today appointed a delegation of ten, of whom six are members of the People’s Political Council. Besides members of the Kuomintang, the Delegation consists of a member each of the Communist Party and of two other opposition parties and three distinguished leaders who belong to no political party, including the publisher of the Ta Kung Pao. As you have shown your interest in this matter, I desire to inform you of the above.

Chiang Kai-Shek

I shall be greatly obliged if you will be good enough to forward the above message to its high destination.37

I am [etc.]

Wei Tao-Mino
  1. See telegram 447 to Chungking’, p. 121.
  2. The message was transmitted to President Roosevelt in memorandum of March 29, not printed.