123 [Edwards, J. Dixon]: Telegram
The Chargé in China (Robertson) to the Secretary of State
[Received 1:37 p.m.]
1665. Edwards departed this morning for Hankow (Embassy’s 1628, September 20).
Army has requested Consular officers be sent urgently to Canton and Hong Kong. We replied no more men could be spared by Embassy but that officers sent by Department to staff China Consulates are shortly expected arrive Shanghai.