393.1123 Seymour, Walter F./15: Telegram

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

545. Legation’s 377, May 21, 5 p.m. Following telegram has been sent to Shanghai: [Page 290]

“July 16, 3 p.m. Please deliver the following message to the Commissioner of Foreign Affairs for transmission to the Minister of Foreign Affairs:

‘Sir: With reference to my message of May 4 concerning the murder of Dr. Seymour, and to that of your predecessor of May 19th, stating that investigation had been ordered, I have the honor to request information as to what has been done towards the apprehension and punishment of those responsible for this crime.’”