Mr. Straus to Mr. Bayard.
Constantinople , January 21, 1889. (Received February 6.)
Sir: Referring to my No. 151, of December 22, 1888, respecting the printing of the Bible in Turkish, I inclose a copy of a note from the Porte, giving the desired permission. I have furnished a copy thereof to the Bible house in Stamboul.
I have, etc.,