The Ambassador in China ( Johnson ) to the Secretary of State
[Received January 21—9 a.m.]
35. A party of about 30 foreigners including 9 Americans passed through Nanking last night en route to Shanghai. The party reports that evacuation of all Americans in Sian is now completed. The other three Americans from Sian had left the party and it was understood that they were proceeding north probably to Tsingtau or Tsinanfu.