893.5034 Registration/6–1945: Telegram

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

944. Department has received a letter from Soong, the substance of which follows:

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You will note divergence between above letter and Soong’s statement to Clayton reported in Department’s 904 of June 14, 4 p.m. It would be to our advantage to proceed upon basis of Soong’s oral statement. Please discuss matter with appropriate authorities, with Soong if possible, with a view to reaching satisfactory understanding of action to be taken by Chinese Government.