236 Officer to Department of External Affairs
Cablegram 49 NANKING, 29 January 1949, 9.45 p.m.
MOST IMMEDIATE TOP SECRET
Your telegram 19. 
I appreciate that Secretary-General must be consulted but hope it
can be done quickly for time is short and I believe a very early
statement on lines suggested in my telegram 44 might tip the
2. I am doing what I can here to emphasize that we are staying
with Acting President to try and help him to negotiate a
3. I do not think sending of a Liaison Officer to Canton affects
the position. It is doing no more than maintaining contact with
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and he can be withdrawn at any moment.
[FA:OUTWARD ORIGINAL (TS) 1948-50]