The Secretary of State to Minister Leishman .
Washington , March 12, 1906 .
Sir: I inclose herewith a copy of a lettera from Mr. James S. McCarthy, asking if the body of a person who died in the United States will be permitted to enter Syria, Turkey, for burial there, the dead person having died of a disease which is not contagious.
You will inquire of the Turkish Government whether the burial in Syria will be permitted; and if so, on what conditions.
I am, etc.,
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