The Ambassador in China (Stuart) to the Secretary of State
[Received March 1—9:30 a.m.]
385. Reference Deptel 316, February 27, 6 p.m. Civil Air Attaché called on Lin of Ministry Communications and informed him Embassy desired postpone consultation under Air Transport Agreement until Merchant arrived Nanking. Lin agreed March 1 consider negotiations started and agreed to adjournment until Merchant arrives.
Sent to Department at 385, repeated Shanghai as 162.