393.1111 M Nielsen, Niels/28: Telegram

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Acting Secretary of State

115. Department’s 56, June 9, 6 p.m. The Department’s instructions were carried out this afternoon. The Foreign Office states that the Japanese Army authorities in Manchuria are already doing their best to effect the release of Nielsen but that the desire of the United States Government as expressed by the Department will be conveyed to them immediately. The Foreign Office assured the Embassy that everything possible would be done.

Repeated to Peiping.