File No. 4960/77.

Ambassador Leishman to the Secretary of State.

[Telegram.—Paraphrase.]

No. 48. Beferring to the fifth demand in his telegram of April 10, reports the satisfactory settlement of the Manoukian case,a which has been so long pending, and which involved the recognition by the Sublime Porte of our consular courts as alone competent to decide as to legal heirs of an American citizen.

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