393.11/2008: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Shanghai (Gauss)

237. From Hornbeck.51 Your 495, August 16, 4 p.m. Paragraphs 1, 3 and all: you have my sympathy.

Paragraphs 2, 4, 5, 6: I am sure action will be approved.

Paragraph 7, second sentence: Steps have been initiated to provide funds to cover emergencies.

I understand that Navy Department has sent message to Commander in Chief which I trust will be good news to both Commander in Chief and you. [Hornbeck.]

  1. Stanley K. Hornbeck, Adviser on Political Relations.