June 9, 1916, Sun Yat-sen sent a telegram to Li Yuanhong to appeal for restore the Provisional Constitution. The Provisional Constitution was set by Sun Yat-sen and other people in Nanjing after the 1912 revolution. It meant a lot in the history of China's constitution. For details you may refer to the results in our conference: Hu Chun-hui, "The Convocation of National Assembly and the Issues of Provisional Constitution“, in Collected Articles from the Conference on the History of State-building in the Decade Preceding the Sino-Japanese War, pp. 485-502.
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