123 Sturgeon, Leo D.: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Shanghai ( Josselyn )

376. For Sturgeon. Referring your assignment to reestablish Consulate Dairen China notify Dept by telegram date arrival new post which will be considered date reestablishment of office and date office opened to public which will be earliest practicable date after location office quarters and installation necessary equipment. Detailed instructions will be forwarded via Shanghai by airmail.

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

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