The Chargé in Japan (Caffery) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 12—1:55 p.m.]
10. Department’s 8, January 10, 5 p.m. Japanese authorities now state they have no objection to visit to Tokyo of an officer to discuss details and technical requirements of flight but as hitherto reported they do object to pathfinding expedition described in Department’s instruction of July 18, 1923, and enclosure from War Department dated July 5, which had been communicated to Foreign Office on August 14th.
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