393.115 President Hoover/42: Telegram
The Ambassador in China ( Johnson ) to the Secretary of State
[Received 12:37 p.m.]
659. Department’s 232, September 13 , 3 p.m. Suggestion was conveyed to Vice Minister Hsu Mo September 14, 6 p.m. He received it appreciatively but said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was awaiting information regarding degree of injuries of different victims. Peck41 stated that the Embassy had received no information [on] this point and suggested that the Foreign Office might desire to inquire through the Chinese Embassy. He said the Department’s [Page 482] instruction received by the Embassy [stated?] that one seaman had died which accounted for the failure of the Embassy to supply data to the Foreign Office in accordance with its request.
- Willys R. Peck, Counselor of Embassy in China at Nanking.↩