611.0031/5–2245

The Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs ( Soong ) to the Assistant Secretary of State ( Clayton )

Dear Mr. Clayton: I am in receipt of your two letters of May 22, one concerning registration of American firms in China,64 and the [Page 1316] second concerning draft treaty of friendship and commerce between China and the United States.65 I also have the enclosed copy of draft treaty and copy of memorandum to the Embassy at Chungking for use in negotiating treaty.

These are having my careful attention and I shall look forward to discussing them with you and your staff when I return to Washington on my way home.

Yours sincerely,

T. V. Soong
  1. Ante, p. 1216.
  2. Supra.