File No. 861.77/267a

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Yokohama (Scidmore)


Following for Stevens [from Willard]:

Your cable 4th.1 Fifty thousand dollars cabled January 3 for Emerson. Have answered all your cables. Advise immediately if matter is now fixed. Do not be discouraged. You will not be deserted. Am hoping you will still find opportunity to do great good.

  1. Not printed; see telegram from the Ambassador in Japan, Jan. 2, 4 p.m., vol. ii, p. 17.