The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Stuart)
Washington, July 10, 1947—7 p.m.
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.