124.931/4–2549: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Peiping (Clubb)

230. You are instructed immed approach highest available Commie auths Peiping and enter strong protest in manner deemed by you most appropriate against violation Ambs residence Nanking as reported Embtel 856 Apr 25 to Dept (rptd Peiping as 133), indicating you are doing so on instructions from ur Govt. Suggest you hand Commie auths memorandum containing factual account.

Emb being instructed in separate tel have MA take similar action vis-à-vis Commie mil auths Nanking and approach Commie civil officials when established Nanking.