811.30 Asiatic Fleet/469: Telegram

The First Secretary of Embassy in China (Salisbury) to the Secretary of State

472. Embassy’s 466, July 26 [27], 9 a.m. Following from Chefoo:

“July 27, 10 p.m. Your July 27, 9 p.m. [a.m.] Commander-in-Chief of Asiatic Fleet authorized terms of settlement and asked me to settle incident. Full report mailed yesterday.17 In future Embassy will be notified of such incidents immediately and its instructions awaited. Sorry I did not understand Embassy wanted this.”

Chefoo is being instructed to mail to Tokyo for record copy of report mentioned above.

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