Mr. Terrell to Mr. Olney.
Constantinople , September 15, 1895 . (Received Oct. 3.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose a copy of a note from the Porte, written after repeated requests for information in writing regarding the long imprisonment and final release of Krekor Arakelian at Marsovan.
Kircor Garabet was one of the men who were assassinated by Armenian revolutionists. He, I am informed, received notice that he would be assassinated more than a year ago, when Mr. Tracy and the other missionaries were marked for destruction. Arakelian was long detained in prison, confessedly on suspicion alone.
My protest and demands for his release remained for several weeks disregarded.
I have, etc.,