393.1111 Baker, Charles/8: Telegram

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

23. Your 110, January 22, 6 p.m., in reference to capture of Charles Baker.

Department desires that Legation press this case with the Chinese authorities and that Peck be directed to continue to urge upon the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as under instruction from the Department, the need for prompt and effective action to effect the release of Baker.