893.111/480: Telegram

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

917. Peiping’s 147, June 26, 1 p.m., North China travel restrictions. This Embassy sent to the Foreign Office a third person note dated June 30 requesting that steps be taken to remove travel restrictions on marines in uniform.

[No reply has been received?] to previous oral representations.

The British Embassy on June 30 took the matter up orally with the Foreign Office. While no reply was received, the comment of the official who was interviewed was unfavorable.

Sent to the Department via Peiping. Peiping please repeat to Tientsin, Shanghai, Chungking.