893.102 S/2563: Telegram
The Consul at Shanghai (Stanton) to the Secretary of State
[Received December 3—6:18 a.m.]
1795. Reference Shanghai’s 1646 , 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.