File No. 861.00/2656

The Consul at Vladivostok (Caldwell) to the Secretary of State


128. Japanese army is making payments this district with Japanese paper currency, for this purpose including small denominations which Russians resent as indicating more than temporary occupation and as tending to further depreciate ruble.

Khabarovsk has been taken and there will be probably no more fighting along Amur Railway except possibly at Blagoveshchensk.