893.24/1–2546: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Embassy in China

263. For General Marshall from Colonel Davis: Timing and method of handling of negotiations for overall settlements of war accounts (reference Deptel 217, dated 4 February, and your reply Embtel 247, dated 8 February) will be influenced by your views on basic principles to govern such negotiations and settlements. In Embtel 155, dated 25 January, paragraph 1 (c), it was indicated your views on these basic principles would be forwarded. Believe transmittal your views, as soon as other more pressing commitments on your time will permit, will be of material assistance here. [Davis.]