393.1111 Nelson, Bert N./70: Telegram

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

My March 11, 11 a.m. Following from American Consul General at Hankow:

“March 11, 3 p.m. Your March 10, 4 p.m. [midnight?] I telegraphed Skinsnes on March 9 and 10 to send medicines and money. Am sending him another telegram today. Situation is now further complicated by bandit and/or mutinous activities on railway this side of Sinyangchow”.