893.00/2–2045: Telegram

The Chargé in China (Atcheson) to the Secretary of State

261. On February 16, General Hurley made informal oral approach to T. V. Soong in regard to the possibility of amnesty for political [Page 994] prisoners in Sinkiang (ReDeptel 181, February 2); the following day Soong informed General Hurley that he had referred matter to Generalissimo.