File No. 17984/1.
Chargé Schuyler to the Secretary of State.
St. Petersburg , January 25, 1909 .
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith a translation of a circular just received from the imperial ministry for foreign affairs, concerning the admission of foreign subjects to the Russian possessions in central Asia.
The foreign office requests that as much publicity as possible may be given to this circular in order to avoid inconvenience to travelers in those regions.
Attention is drawn to the fact that at least three weeks’ notice must be given before the arrival of foreigners at the frontier of Russian central Asia.
I have, etc.,