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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 7, 1903
(1903)

Persia,   pp. 692-693 PDF (569.9 KB)


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 PERSIA. 
PROTECTION OF AMERICAN INTERESTS BY BRITISH CONSUL- 
GENERAL AT TABRIZ. 
J1&. Tyler to ifr. hay. 
No. 28, Diplomatic series.] LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES, 
Teheran, January 21, 1903. 
 SIR: I have the honor to transmit inclosed a copy of resolutions drawn up
by the members of the American West Persian Mission expressing their cordial
and grateful appreciation of the services Mr. Cecil G. Wood, the British
consul-general at Tabriz, Persia, has, during the time he has held the appointment
in that city, rendered to the mission. Having had considerable correspondence
with Mr. Wood for the whole of the period he has been in Tabriz, I have had
opportunities of knowing his thoughtful attention to and willing cooperation
with the missionaries in all that affects their safety and welfare, and therefore
beg most resDectfully to inclose the expressions contained in these resolutions.
 I have, etc., JOHN TYLER, 
Vice- Uonsul- General in Ulearge. 
[Inclosure.] 
1IESOLUTIONS. 
 Whereas Mr. Cecil G. Wood, His British Majesty's consul-general, has taken
leave of absence with the expectation of not returning to Tabriz: 
 Resolved, That we missionaries, citizens of the United States of America,
place on record our appreciation of and thanks for the assistance and protection
Mr. Wood, as consul-general, has always cordially extended to us. 
 Resolved, That we express our regret at the thought of Mr. and Mrs. Wood
leaving Tabriz, and we assure them that our best wishes will follow them
wherever they may be assigned. 
 Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be sent to the legation of the
United States of America and to our mission board. 
S. G. WILSON ET AL. 
Ifr. hay to Nv. Tyler. 
No. 17.]    DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
 Washington, Rebruary 18, 1903. 
 SIR: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 28, diplomatic
series, dated the 21st ultimo, inclosing a copy of resolutions drawn up by
the members of the American West Persian Mission expressing their cordial
and grateful appreciation of. the services 
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