861.77/1211b: Telegram

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

For Smith.

Please consult Stevens and telegraph urgently:

amounts contributed to date to the support of the Inter-Allied Railway plan by Japan and other associated powers.
estimated money needs for continuing operations on present basis during the calendar year 1920.
portion of this amount which you think United States should equitably furnish.

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Please add any recommendations concerning the future of the work which you may care to make.