The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China ( Johnson )
Washington , October 13, 1937—6 p.m.
316. Your 795, October 11, noon. The American and British Ambassadors in Tokyo, acting under authorization from their respective Governments, made separate but similar representations to Japanese Government on October 4, in regard to use of the International Settlement by the Japanese as a base for military operations. No reply has yet been received.