893.00/3537: Telegram

The Minister in China ( Crane ) to the Secretary of State

314. Following from Canton October 10, 4 p.m.

Referring to my telegram of October 4, 5 p.m.47 Tang Ting Kwang was installed at Honam Friday by his partisans as military governor. Mo remains master of the situation and refuses to resign his position, grows stronger daily, probability of fighting less imminent. British Legation requested to arrange peace between North and South. Kindly inform the Department. Bergholz.

Crane
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