File No. 367.114M69/162.
The American Ambassador to the Secretary of State.
Constantinople , July 29, 1912 .
Sir: In further reference to my telegram of July 16th, and my despatch No. 247 of the 18th instant, regarding the reply of the Sublime Porte to our various notes concerning our claim of jurisdiction over the captain of the steamship Texas, I have the honor to transmit herewith copy of the note I sent to the Minister for Foreign Affairs on the 27th instant.
The recent change of Cabinet has necessitated my elaborating again the subject in this note addressed to the new Minister for Foreign Affairs.
I have [etc.]