Mr. Terrell to Mr. Olney.
Constantinople, March 4, 1896. (Received March 20.)
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith copy of my note No. 111, of the 11th ultimo, to the minister for foreign affairs, in which he is informed that George Knapp had been instructed not to submit himself to the jurisdiction of a Turkish court, and in which the minister was informed of my reasons for such action, the nature of which I trust you will approve.
Press of business at the time caused neglect in forwarding this note to your Department at an earlier date.
I have, etc.,