393.1111 M Nielsen, Niels/4: Telegram

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

334. My 324, April 13, 5 p.m. Following from American Consul General at Mukden:

“April 16, 9 a.m. Japanese military report that Nielsen was kidnapped by bandits under Liu Ching-wen, a former magistrate and that he is believed to be at a hamlet southwest of Siuyen.”