File No. 704.9312/13
The Secretary of State to Consul Silliman 23
Washington , March 23, 1917 .
Sir: In response to a request from the Chinese Minister at Washington, you are instructed, when it may seem necessary to do so, to render such informal good offices as may be possible and as you are permitted to exercise by the local authorities to Chinese citizens resident in Mexico.
I am [etc.]
- The same to other Consular Officers in Mexico.↩