740.0011 P. W./327: Telegram

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

1079. Situation at Ichang. A first person note dated July 24 to the Foreign Office called attention to the situation, requested adequate protection for American lives and property, and stated that the Government of the United States expected the Japanese Government to assume responsibility for any unfortunate occurrence.

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