102.1/1–1746: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Embassy in China

104. (For Adler from Treasury). The Chinese have indicated that they desire to resume shipments of gold to China on commercial vessels. Please inform General Marshall that Treasury is interposing no objections to such shipments.

2. Chinese have requested us to transfer $1.5 million from $15 million on books of Treasury for expenses incident to the purchase of textiles. Unless General Marshall recommends otherwise, Treasury prepared to make requested transfer. [Treasury.]