500.C1107/1207: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul at Geneva (Bucknell)

63. For Fuller. Your telegrams 102, May 19, 3 p.m., and 120, June 9, 10 a.m.81 Nicholson telegraphed from Hong Kong on June 9 and 10 ex-submanager of Macao Opium Combine states of 1100 cases landed near Macao April 500 later shipped Shanghai and 600 stored Banco Ultra Marino.

Nicholson Shanghai June 14 states information his telegram June 6 (Department’s 56, June 6, 5 p.m.) may now be made public. He says names transporting vessels vague. He believes Singapore Maru may have brought all 2900 cases and discharged part at Macao.

Nicholson’s Shanghai investigators report Japanese have suspended sales Iranian opium and are retaining supplies for disposal of new Chinese re-formed government which will use them in connection with monopoly schemes.

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