123 Clark, Lewis: Telegram

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

104. Urtel 213 Jan 25. Min-Counselor Clark with personnel named urtel 187 Jan 22 should proceed Canton with Chi Govt. As suggested urtel 146 Jan 19, you should inform FonMin Min-Counselor with portion staff proceeding Canton pursuant Chi Govt request establish office and housing facilities and maintain contact with Govt.

Prior approaching FonMin you should inform chiefs missions with whom you discussed matter Jan 19 this Govt’s decision along lines agreed by chiefs missions urtel 149. Dept similarly informing those Embs here.

Evacuation travel orders should be issued cover Min-Counselor and personnel accompanying him.

Inform all Consulates, and Lapham.

See immediately preceding telegram.

Acheson