693.0023/1–2947: Telegram

The Consul General at Dairen (Benninghoff) to the Secretary of State

19. Although visit of courier ship was without incident and superficially cordial, Dept should know that only one officer was allowed ashore. Doctor denied permission visit Vice Consul Patch’s ill daughter, sailors throwing football on dock ordered back on ship. Would appreciate information treatment Soviet ships U. S. controlled ports.

Repeat Nanking, Shanghai, Moscow.