893.50 Recovery/1–1449: Telegram
The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Stuart)
55. Eyes only Ambassador, Clark, Merchant, Jones.51 Fol policy decisions unanimously confirmed at Cabinet meeting today which Mr. Hoffman also attended.
[Here follow policy decisions quoted verbatim supra.]
Sense of Cabinet meeting that 2 above may be interpreted to permit transfer to and distribution in Peiping and Tientsin of flour stocks in Tsingtao originally destined for Peiping and Tientsin, this transfer to be made when physically possible and only at request of ChiGovt at highest level. Further flour shipments have been suspended.