704.5493/15: Telegram

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

103. Your 243, March 23, 6 p.m. The Department has informed an officer of the Swiss Legation that this Government will be glad to extend to Swiss citizens in China the benefit of safety measures taken for American citizens when French civil or military agencies for such protection are absent. You are requested to bring this arrangement to the attention of the American consular and naval officers in China.