393.1111 Nelson, Bert N./56: Telegram

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

32. Legation’s 5, January 6, noon.5 Following from American Consul at Hankow:

“January 19, 4 p.m. Nelson6 has been taken by his captors across the Hupeh border into Anhwei. I have notified military authorities and again urged that some definite and sustained effort be made to effect release. I suggest that the case be brought once more to attention of Nanking authorities.”

Repeated to Nanking.

  1. Not printed.
  2. Rev. Bert N. Nelson, American missionary kidnaped on October 5, 1930.