893.24 FLC/7–2048: Telegram

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

1316. We discussed with Vice Foreign Minister Liu Contel 1293, July 1625 reference Surplus Property Agreement and found him [Page 714] agreeable in principle to our interpretation. He stated in confidence that Chinese would likely propose September 30 as termination date.

Sent Department; repeated Shanghai (For OFLC) 634.

  1. Shanghai Consulate General telegram to the Embassy in China, not printed; it reported the Supply Commission of the Chinese Executive Yuan was agreeable to Chinese acceptance of surplus property declarations after June 30 and to the fixing of a date for termination of such declarations (Nanking Embassy Files, Lot F 79—824 Surplus Property).