7 December 1941
#2492 Confidential within diplomatic circles.
The Departments concerned have been giving study to the question of handling enemy subjects, and enemy property in Japan, as well as the handling of neutrals, and on the 6th the results were reported to the Imperial Headquarters; the main points of which I am giving in my separate circular #2193*. Both this message the separate message are addressed to Manchukuo, Taiwan, NANSO, (for foreign propaganda), Peking, Shanghai, Tientsin, Tsingtao, Hankow, Canton.
Peking will contact Kalgan, and Dairen (?). Tsingtao will contact
Tsinan; Canton will contact Amoy.
JD-1: 7229 (F) Navy Trans. 12-9-41 (C-NR)
*JD-1: 7231 (S.I.S. #25967).
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 1 INTERCEPTED DIPLOMATIC MESSAGES SENT BY THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT BETWEEN JULY l AND DECEMBER 8, 1941)