393.1111 Nelson, Bert N./67: Telegram

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

Referring to Hankow’s March 9, 3 p.m., repeated by the Legation, following telegram has been sent American Consul General at Hankow:

“March 10, midnight. I have just seen [Foreign?] Minister who is telegraphing authorities once more to use all means to effect release [of] Nelson and Tvedt and assist those working for their release. Tell Skinsnes to go ahead.”