The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in China (Stuart)
264. Dept constantly importuned for info re missing Marines and efforts obtain release but in absence info from Emb has referred all [Page 351] inquiries Navy. Navy now furnished us copies exchange tels between Amb [and] Adm Cooke one of which refers to an Emb press release. Dept would appreciate summary developments to date including text press release and desires be kept currently informed further developments.