123 Chase, Augustus: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Tientsin ( Myers )

40. For Chase. Referring your assignment to reestablish Consulate General Mukden, China notify Dept by telegram date arrival Mukden which will be considered date reestablishment of office and date office opened to public,19 which will be earliest practicable date after location office quarters and installation necessary equipment. Detailed instructions will be forwarded by air mail.

Obtain from Shanghai stockpile such supplies as needed, later requisitioning from Department needed equipment or furniture not available from Shanghai.

Office Mukden is authorized to perform all the usual consular services after opening to public including all citizenship services (including the issuance of passports) and all visa services.

  1. The Mukden office was opened to the public on March 27.