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The Secretary of State to the American Minister in temporary charge of the Embassy at Constantinople.


In view of the note from the Sublime Porte, dated January 2.1, 1911, transmitted in your dispatch No. 310, of January 31, 1911, expressing regret and apology, inform the foreign office that this Government is disposed to regard the Erickson case as closed.