893.113/1307: Telegram

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


237. Legation’s 417, July 11, 4 p.m. Will you instruct the Consulates General at Canton and Hong Kong to report through the Legation by mail or by telegraph important instances of arms, munitions, and airplanes, whether military or commercial, being shipped from the United States or from other foreign countries to the Cantonese authorities; and likewise to report cases of commercial airplanes which have been found in use for military purposes.