893.00/4320: Telegram

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


108. Your telegram, May 1, 11 p.m., no. 187. If Colonel Martin and Admiral Strauss approve, the Department does not object to [Page 698] the substitution of marines for soldiers called for in your telegram of April 29, 3 p.m., no. 177.

Report any developments of importance, especially any increase by other foreign powers of their military forces and any evidence indicating anti-foreign tendency.