393.1123 Seymour, Walter F./3: Telegram

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

279. Following from consul at Tsinanfu:

“April 26, 3 p.m. 1. On the receipt of the report concerning Seymour shooting I have again communicated with all Americans with whom it is possible to communicate who are still in Tsinanfu consular district reiterating the advice previously given to withdraw to Tsingtau or Tientsin.

2. I am making efforts through the local authorities to obtain further information concerning Seymour incident and the whereabouts and welfare of others in Southern territory.”