893.34/12–547: Telegram

The Ambassador in China (Stuart) to the Secretary of State

2339. ReEmbtel 2331, December 3, transmitting text proposed press release in connection signing agreement regarding transfer naval vessels please change “have been transferred” to “are being transferred” in paragraph 3 of release. Also in paragraph 2 change July 16, 1947 to July 16, 1946.

Re penultimate paragraph Embtel 2317, November 29, Embassy quotes below text of draft reply of Foreign Office to Embassy quoted in reftel:

“Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of today’s date which reads as follows: (Insert here text Embassy note given in reftel).

I take pleasure in confirming that the understanding expressed in the above-quoted note is agreeable to the Chinese Government.

I avail myself of this opportunity to renew to your Excellency the assurances of my highest consideration.”