893.00/15232: Telegram

The Ambassador in China (Gauss) to the Secretary of State

98. We are taking up vigorously with Chinese Government subject of our 97, January 15, by formal note to Foreign Office and as soon [Page 1099] as it can be arranged personal interview with Soong,5 and Kunming [is] being instructed to avoid publicity and report fully [and] promptly developments; to telegraph in confidential code, repeating telegrams to Department.

  1. T. V. Soong, Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs.