Secretary of Navy Josephus Daniels to Rear Admiral Austin M. Knight, Commander, United States Asiatic Fleet
14019. Department approves patrol Yangete [i.e., Yangtze] River in accordance with mutual agreement to be reached between representatives of interested nations, namely United Sates, Great Britian, Frnace and Japan.
Acknowledge and keep Department promptly and fully informed. 16021.
Sgd. Josephus Daniels.
Source Note: Cy, DNA, RG 45, Entry 517B.