Mr. Terrell to Mr. Olney.
Constantinople , August 4, 1895 . (Received Aug. 19.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose for your information the copy of dispatch No. 118, of the 20th ultimo, from Consul Jewett in regard to the imprisonment of Krekor Arakelian at Marsovan, and in which Mr. Jewett exxuesses his fear that a massacre of Christians may occur. I also inclose my response to Mr. Jewett’s dispatch. Missionaries, and Mr. Jewett as well, have been so often mistaken about an impending massacre as to justify the hope that Consul Jewett’s apprehensions may be groundless.
I will, however, renew my demand at the Porte for the adoption of all proper precautionary measures.
I have, etc.,