File No. 861.77/232

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


For Willard [from Stevens]:

Yours 27th. With conditions offering any chance getting results, I shall stay with Russian job. Shall await events. My influence would be much greater if I held some rank other than civilian. I have no ambitions other than to accomplish some good. Will meet Emerson. Cable me a credit $5,000 Yokohama Specie Bank, Harbin.