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United States Department of State / Index to the executive documents of the House of Representatives for the second session of the fiftieth Congress, 1888-'90
(1888-1889)

Turkey,   pp. 1546-1628 PDF (35.7 MB)


Page 1628


  1628                   FOREIGN RELATIONS
    I may, however, remark for your information, apart from other and
  weighty considerations, touching which Mr. Straus is fully advised,
  that by the settled practice, aDd by the laws governing the Department
  of State, it is precluded from giving to citizens of the United States
  preparing to go abroad any certificate as to their purpose in so going.
       Accept, etc.,
                                                    T. F. BAYARD.
                              No. 1106.
                    Mavroyeni Bey to 311r. Bayard.
                              [Translation.]
                            IMPERIAL LEGATION OF TURKEY,
                                      Washington, October 30, 1888.
   Mr. SECRETARY: By my note dated the 2d of March last, I had the
 honor to bring to the knowledge of your excellency certain regulations
 which the Sublime Porte had deemed incumbent to adopt in regard to
 the sojourn of Israelites in Palestine.
   In present conformity with new instructions from my Government I
 have the pleasure to inform your excellency that the measures recited
 in my aforesaid note are only applicable to Israelites emigrating in a
 body (en nombre), and that no obstacle will be raised against the sojourn
 of those who do not come witbin this case.
      Accept, etc.,
                                                  A. MAvROYENI.
                             No. 1107.
                    Mr. Rives to Mavroyeni Bey.
                                 DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
                                     Washington, November 3,1888.
  SIR: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your note of the
30th ultimo, explaining that the recent regulations of the Sublime Porte
relative to the sojourn of Jews in Palestine are only applicable to Israel
ites emigrating in a body, and saying that no obstacle will be raised
against those who do not fall within this class.
      Accept, etc.,
                                              G. L. RIVEs,
                                                 Acting Secretary.


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