893.00 Nanking/251: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Shanghai (Cunningham)

Your April 2, 6 p.m. American press today carries complete summary of notes exchanged between MacMurray and Hwang Fu concerning Nanking incident, evidently given out by Nationalist authorities at Nanking. Department is therefore giving to the press a summary based on MacMurray’s telegram of March 30, 8 p.m. Rush texts Chinese notes so that they can be given to press here. Only texts now in possession Department are those, of MacMurray’s notes to Hwang Fu.