394.115 Panay/91: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Chargé in the United Kingdom (Johnson)

489. Your 772, December 13, 8 p.m. This Government is tonight telegraphing the American Ambassador, Tokyo, to present promptly to the Japanese Government a note a copy of text of which we are giving to British Ambassador here; and is instructing Grew to inform his British colleague of intended action and text but not to delay action while awaiting British action.

Please inform Cadogan of the above immediately.