File No. 312.94.

The American Chargé d’Affaires to the Secretary of State.


I am informed by the Japanese Minister that his Government would greatly appreciate it if the United States war vessels now on the Pacific coast would take care of Japanese subjects at Manzanillo, Mazatlan, Culiacan, and Acaponeta until arrival of Japanese cruiser, about December 23.

Nelson O’Shaughnessy.