102.1/3–1745: Telegram

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

453. To Secretary of Treasury from Adler.

United States Army no-rate in dollars expenditures. Advances by Chinese Government January 3 billion, February 4 billion, while actual disbursements by Army disbursing officers were 2.6 billion in January and 2.19 billion in February for engineering commission to be expended for United States Army construction and operations but actual expenditures not yet known.
Fonanu Engineering Commission expenditures for United States Army between 5 and 6 billion. [Adler.]