893.64A/8–1045: Telegram

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

1236. If China desires incur expenditure on plans after explanation Department’s position Deptel 1075 July 11, 7 P.M. Department would authorize Bureau of Reclamation to proceed Emtel 1305 August 8, 1 P.M., first paragraph. Bureau of Reclamation is pressing for definite answer. Early report on decision Chinese officials would be helpful to Department.