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The Consul at Shanghai (Stanton) to the Secretary of State

1795. Reference Shanghai’s 1646 [1746], November 21, 4 p.m. Following the departure of the United States Fourth Marines the Shanghai Provisional Council has assumed responsibility for the [Page 588] maintenance of law and order in Sector C. The Municipal Police have also assumed similar responsibilities in Sector B and have relieved the Shanghai Volunteer Corps who have been on duty in this sector for the past year.

Sent to the Department. Repeated to Chungking and Peiping.