Mr. Straus to Mr. Bayard.
Constantinople, February 18, 1888. (Received March 5.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 49, of December 30, 1887, I have the honor to report that the four closed schools (instead of three, as originally reported to me) of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in Tarsus, Mersine, and Adana, have been re-opened pursuant to the instructions given by the Grand Vizier, and are in full operation.
I have, etc.,