693.002/1116: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Japan (Grew)

594. Tokyo’s 1422, September 8, 4 p.m., and Department’s 561, September 3, 8 p.m., in regard to the Chinese Maritime Customs. The Department has in the light of Tokyo’s telegram under reference given further consideration to the matter. The Department believes, however, that its instructions to you of September 3, 8 p.m., continue to be applicable and appropriate.61

Sent to Tokyo via Shanghai. Repeated to Chungking and Peiping.

  1. In telegram No. 1528, September 29, 11 a.m., Ambassador Grew reported that representations were made by a note dated September 19 (693.002/1124).