The Consul General at Shanghai (Josselyn) to the Secretary of State
[Received 3:14 p.m.]
156. Chase and National City jointly cabled New York February 3 requesting authority register China branches with Ministry Finance and suggesting that reply be made through State Department confirming authority of managers to act on behalf their respective banks. (Sent to Dept as Shanghai serial 156, Feb 5, 9 a.m., repeated to Chungking as 65). Reference my 53, Jan 28, 11 a.m. to Chungking, repeated to Dept as 117.