811.5294/521

The Secretary of State to the Japanese Chargé ( Fujii )

Sir: Referring to your note of September 26 and to the Department’s acknowledgment of September 29, 1934, in regard to the question of protection being accorded to the lives and property of Japanese nationals residing in the State of Arizona, I am pleased to inform you that the Governor of Arizona has written me under date October 4 stating that the courts of Arizona have the situation [Page 696] well in hand and that there has not been, and from every indication there will not be, any serious violence. The Governor also assures me that every precaution is being taken to see that no violence occurs.

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
William Phillips