393.1123R27/14: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul in Chargé at Shanghai (Perkins)

If Spiker has reached Shanghai in matter of Chang Ching-yao, in struct him to return to Peking and leave investigation entirely in [Page 814] hands of Consulate. If Chang is in Shanghai report fact to Legation with request that Legation ask Chinese Government to institute proceedings for his arrest and trial.