File No. 861.00/1179

The Consul General at Stockholm ( Halstead) to the Secretary of State


The following from Petrograd:

February 25, 4 p.m.

Sent train east last night with 53 Americans, 40 Japanese, 32 Chinese, mostly staffs of Embassies. Now endeavoring to arrange train to follow with Ambassadors, but their plans uncertain. Will endeavor to keep you advised. Situation serious. Myself and two vice consuls will be compelled to remain for some days. Repeat Washington, D. C. Tredwell.