Mr. Terrell to Mr. Olney.
Constantinople, October 3, 1895. (Received Oct. 18.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith a letter from Mr. Schma-vonian, the attorney for the female college at Scutari. The delivery of the irade when no new buildings are to be constructed is equivalent to a firman. This is the only institution in whose favor an irade exempting from all taxes forever has ever been issued, and it is not probable that any similar one will ever issue.
I have, etc.,