No. 437.
Mr. Frelinghuysen to Mr. Wallace.

No. 196.]

Sir: I have to inclose herewith for your information a copy of a communication* from Edward W. Gil man, secretary of the American Bible Society of New York, in relation to the restrictions imposed upon the sale of the Holy Scriptures in Turkey.

If the law allows the sale of the Holy Scriptures in Turkey, the rights of American vendors must be protected.

You should leave nothing undone to protect the lawful rights of American citizens engaged in such occupations, and have extended to them whatever privileges the citizens of other nations have.

I am, &c.,

  1. For inclosure see inclosure to document No. 192 ante, page 262.