811.20 Defense (M)/477/22: Telegram

The Consul General at Hong Kong (Southard) to the Secretary of State

220. Reference Department’s 103, June 28, 7 p.m. [6 p.m.]. Governor of Hong Kong has today telegraphed through British Consul General at Saigon to Governor General of Indochina his approval of shipment of stocks of wolfram and antimony to the United States.

I am telegraphing Reed at Hanoi to get in touch with Bell of the Pekin Syndicate who is handling shipping arrangements at Haiphong as the Governor here has requested me to do so.

Sent to Department.