The Secretary of State to the Consul at Vladivostok (Macgowan)
Washington, November 18, 1919, 1 p.m.
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.
Please add any recommendations concerning the future of the work which you may care to make.