1. For other correspondence, see vol. iii, pp. 596797, and Foreign Relations, Japan, 1931–1941, vol. i, pp. 373422, passim; also, Department of State Conference Series No. 37: The Conference of Brussels, November 3–24, 1937, Convened in Virtue of Article 7 of the Nine-Power Treaty of Washington of 1922 (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1938).
  2. For related correspondence, see Foreign Relations, Japan, 1931–1941, vol. i, pp. 487 ff.
  3. A considerable part of the correspondence regarding the sinking of the Panay was published in Foreign Relations, Japan, 1931–1941, vol. i, pp. 517563. The papers presented here supplement that collection.
  4. For previous correspondence concerning the export of military material to China, see Foreign Relations, 1936, vol. iv, pp. 553 ff.