The Minister in China (Johnson) to the Secretary of State
[Received September 7—11 a.m.]
734. Legation’s 727, September 2, noon.50 Following from American Consulate at Foochow:
“September 6, 4 p.m. Situation in the up-river districts still very uncertain. Rumors of government reverses in up-river districts still causing the exodus of people from Foochow.”
Commander in Chief of the United States Asiatic Fleet in response to request of Consulate and Legation states that the Sacramento will remain in Foochow until further orders.
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