661.9331/11–2746: Telegram

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

2338. Phrase quoted Department’s telegram 2131, November 22 should have read “do not involve political sovereignty”. Sinkiang [Page 1215] Governor offered to Soviets joint participation in exploitation of tungsten, tin and petroleum deposits. No other concessions offered except possibly parallel arrangement on gold. Further report will be made as soon as additional information received.