The Consul General at Hankow (Josselyn) to the Secretary of State
[Received February 2—5 a.m.]
Shanghai’s January 31, 6 p.m.,78 and Tokyo’s January 31, noon, return of Americans to Hankow. The party of foreigners mentioned in Shanghai’s 59, January 20, 3  p.m. to the Department arrived at Hankow on board the Shinyo Maru January 30th. According to Father Ralph Reilly of Franciscan Fathers of New York, there were 36 foreign passengers and Reilly was only American citizen on board.
British Vice Consul McDermott arrived here from Shanghai last week on a Japanese naval transport plane which was half empty.
Sent to Shanghai and Peiping. Shanghai please repeat to Tokyo.
- Not printed.↩