893.24/10–1146: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul General at Shanghai (Davis)

1822. Dept understands Stanvac25 suggesting Shanghai office attempt arrange for import Balch cargo26 in bond pending decision matters at issue (your 1929 [bis], Oct 7). Dept feels import in bond if authorized would represent reasonable ad interim compromise present impasse and authorizes ConGen to support Stanvac’s representations in foregoing sense.

  1. Standard–Vacuum Oil Company.
  2. Cargo aboard S.S. Allen C. Balch.