Circular to the General Committee

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Includes: Cables and correspondence relating to the situation in China: Shanghai Chamber cable August 14th and 21st regarding danger arising from the stationing of Japanese warships off the Bund and Foreign Office comment thereon. Tientsin cable August 14th regarding possible seizure of Customs revenue by the Japanese, correspondence with Foreign Office and Bank of England. Shanghai situation, evacuation of women and children, Association views on the importance of maintaining a British presence. Shanghai situation, occupation of British properties by the Japanese. Tsingtao cable suggesting establishment of neutral area for protection residents and visitors

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