The Secretary of State to the Minister in China (Johnson)
314. Your 722, August 31, noon, and 737, September 9, 9 a.m. Your action and that of the Consul General at Canton have the Department’s approval. However, it is believed that developments in the situation have reached a stage which would justify Peck, either personally or otherwise, in bringing the matter to the attention of Soong, In this connection see Department’s 283, August 12, 2 p.m.