File No. 861.77/232
The Consul at Vladivostok (Caldwell) to the Secretary of State
[Received 9.30 a.m.]
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.