The Secretary of State to the Chargé in Japan (Bell)
Washington, April 23, 1921—6 p.m.
74. For your information. Repeat to Vladivostok.
Although Davis and Abbott should already understand from previous instructions that their duties are solely investigational, inform them upon their arrival that Department does not desire this occasion to be used for the active furtherance of business interests, nor should they be accompanied to Chita by business men.
Report full name, nationality and business of interpreter.