102.1/4–749: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Shanghai (Cabot)

623. For Parker from Treas. FRBNY received telegraphic request Apr 8 from China CenBank to purchase another 100,000 ounces gold. Request under consideration. Received urtel 1112 Apr 7 request immediate comment. Your stated assumption reftel on basis Deptel 56544 unclear to us but will attempt defer decision until receipt advice from you. [Treasury.]

Acheson
  1. March 31, 2 p. m., p. 752.