Mr. Terrell to Mr. Olney.
Constantinople, July 13, 1896. (Received July 30.)
Sir: I have the honor to inform you that the Rev. Mr. Baird, a missionary educator, has gone to Bitlis to supply the place of the Rev. George Knapp. In pursuance of the agreement with me by the Turkish Government that when a missionary was withdrawn another should take his place, every facility was afforded to Mr. Baird by traveling teskereh, etc., by the Government.
I have, etc.,