893.102/4–1746

The Counselor of Embassy in China ( Smyth ) to the Secretary of Slate

693. Settlements and Diplomatic Quarter. British Embassy here has been authorized by London to agree to suggestions mentioned in our 619, April 3 to Dept (repeated Shanghai 244) and has so informed Chinese Foreign Office. (Sent Dept 693, repeated Shanghai 296, April 17, 10 a.m.)

Dr. Wang Hua-cheng of Foreign Office informed me yesterday that suggestions were sent to Executive Yuan few days ago and approval was expected shortly whereupon Foreign Office will request Embassy to designate American advisers on Liquidation Commissions.

Authorization and information requested in our 619, April 3, would be appreciated.

Smyth