393.1123 Lincheng/88: Telegram

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

178. My 176, May 23, 3 p.m., paragraph 8. Diplomatic body at meeting this afternoon adopted my suggestion of sending international commission to Tsaochwang composed of military commanders at Tientsin or substitutes named by the Legations concerned with instructions to investigate and report upon military situation.