Mr. Terrell to Mr. Olney.

No. 568.]

Sir: I have the honor to inform you that the report of the Turkish minister near you contained in your 503 of the 19th ultimo, is correct. The entire exemption of the college at Scutari, under irade and firman, from taxation is secured, and is a favor without precedent in Turkey

Your obedient servant,

A. W. Terrell.