393.11/1061: Telegram

The Chargé in China ( Perkins ) to the Secretary of State

89. My January 25, 3 p.m.

1. Following from American Consul General at Hankow:

“January 27, 3 p.m. The substance of your January 25, 3 p.m., has been telegraphed to Bishop O’Shea at Kanchow with my full concurrence in recommendation made.”

2. Following from Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs begs to acknowledge the receipt of Mr. Hewes’ telegram dated 25th and to inform him that Kiating [Kiangsi?] provincial authorities have been telegraphically requested to afford necessary protection to Americans in Kanchow.”

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