to Mr. Bayard.
Teheran , January 17, 1887. (Received March 5.)
Sir: I have the honor to report that permission has just been granted by His Majesty the Shah for the erection of a hospital in Teheran, under the direction of Dr. W. W. Torrence, missionary physician of the American Presbyterian Board.
In my next dispatch I shall furnish you particulars as to the hospital and granting of the concession.
I have, etc.,