893.00/7–147: Telegram

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

850. Following precedent set in your conversation with Generalissimo re conditions in Formosa,23 suggest you communicate orally to [Page 232] Generalissimo observations made in Mukden’s 189 June 2324 (beginning para 5 “Nationalist southern military” and ending para 8 “into intramural China”). Without associating yourself with views expressed, you may say that info comes to you from responsible confidential observers in Manchuria.

  1. See telegram No. 689, March 29, 5 p.m., from the Ambassador in China, p. 89.
  2. See telegram No. 1435, July 1, 3 p.m., from the Ambassador in China, p. 209.