493.11/1786: Telegram

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

338. Your 781, October 2, 11 a.m.,45 last paragraph. Your suggestion that the Consuls General at Mukden and Harbin be authorized where necessary and appropriate to address the local authorities in regard to claims of American citizens arising in Manchuria, omitting names of such authorities and any Manchukuo designation in the nature of titles and refraining as heretofore from addressing officials of the Manchukuo central régime, has the Department’s approval.

Inform Mukden and Harbin.

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