861.77/1477a: Telegram

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

Report by telegram in what respects and to what degree Russian functions in regard to (1) actual control of the Chinese Eastern Railway and (2) municipal administration in railway zone have been taken over by Chinese or other non-Russian agencies.

Department desires not only a general view of the situation but also specific instances in brief for its information. Make reply complete but avoid unnecessary length.