Chargé Wilson to the Secretary of State.
Tokyo , March 28, 1906.
Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your telegraphic instructions of the 24th instant, a copy of which is inclosed herewith for confirmation.
On the 26th instant I addressed to His Excellency the Marquis Saionji, minister for foreign affairs, a diplomatic note presenting the views of the United States as expressed in your instructions. I have the honor to submit to you herewith a copy of this note.[Page 175]
Since the dispatch of the legation’s No. 412 of March 15, no change in the situation has come to my knowledge. As mentioned in that dispatch, the British embassy here is also making representations in serious complaint against Japanese treatment of foreign commercial interests in Manchuria.
It being still impossible to report any satisfactory change in the state of this important question, I had the honor last night to send you the following telegram:a
I have, etc.,