to Mr. Frelinghuysen.
London, May 29, 1883. (Received June 9.)
Sir: Referring to my No. 554, of the 26th instant, I have the honor to acquaint you that I received yesterday from Lord Granville a further note upon the subject of the attacks upon the American mission schools in Bulgaria, a copy of which I herewith inclose.
I may add that I have just had an interview with the Greek chargé d’affaires, whocalled at the legation in pursuance of an appointment made yesterday, who informed me that his Government naturally felt itself deeply interested in this matter, in consequence of similar attacks upon Greek subjects in Bulgaria. He seemed to be of the opinion that these attacks grew out of a concerted design to prevent the establishment of all schools by foreigners in that country. I informed him that any action by my Government in this matter would probably be taken through its legation at Constantinople.
I have, &c.,