The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Stuart)
1826. Urtel 2506 Dec 13. If Chi Govt through Bosey can obtain under charter American flag shipping non-US Govt ownership for movement these supplies, Dept has no objection but would point out such use US commercial shipping between Chinese ports would seem violation Chinese law, point upon which Chi Govt has been particularly insistent.
Somewhat concerned ur statement majority supplies still in original packages. Report description, origin and date arrival China supplies in question.