393.00/10: Telegram

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

486. My telegram number 480 December 6, 4 p.m. Superintendent Trued,39 Hsuchow Mission, writes Forsberg released 5th, returned 6th and “Forsberg thinks Lundeen and the other foreigners will soon be released,” as Government troops now pressing robbers hard.40

Diplomatic body met today. Foreign Office requested further postponement departure international commission. Request unanimously denied.

  1. The Rev. Alfred E. Trued, American missionary, Augustana Synod Mission.
  2. The Rev. Anton Lundeen was released Dec. 8, and the Rev. Einar Borg-Breen and son Dec. 10. Other foreigners held were also released.