No. 548.
Mr. Pratt to Mr. Bayard.

No. 22.]

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.,

E. Spencer Pratt.