The Minister in China (Schurman) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 9—1:35 p.m.]
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.