File No. 861.77/368

The Secretary of State to the Consul at Harbin (Moser)


For Stevens:

Ambassador, Vologda, requests that Emerson be sent immediately with two to five engineers to Vologda to confer about transportation. Ambassador promises special car and safe-conduct. Department approves. Advise Ambassador when Emerson can leave, notifying the Department at same time. If absence of Emerson would interfere with your work on Chinese Eastern send next best man available.