Mr. Mao Tse-tung to the Ambassador in China ( Hurley )

Dear General Hurley: Your kind letter has been received. General Chow En-lai is being sent to Chungking to represent the Chinese Communist Party to negotiate with the National Government.

With my best wishes for your continued good health, I remain,

Yours respectfully,

[Signature in Chinese]
Mao Tse-tung