The Minister in Switzerland (Harrison) to the Secretary of State
[Received April 20—8:35 p.m.]
2533. American Interests—China. Department’s 1099, April l.48 Foreign Office note April 17 states Swiss Consulate, Shanghai, reports [Page 1031] Japanese refusal permit expedition concerns only packages and other shipments from Intercross or Swiss Consulate for latter not permitted accord relief in kind using official funds which have not been acquired at official rate. Transmission by Intercross of packages from private persons still authorized as well as transmission by mail but latter incurs great risk of theft.
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