President Wilson to the Secretary of State

My Dear Mr. Secretary: I know you will be pleased to read the enclosed. I suggest that you make immediate arrangements with the War Department for the action suggested.

Cordially and sincerely yours,

Woodrow Wilson

The Acting Secretary of War (Crowell) to President Wilson

My Dear Mr. President: In reply to your letter of October 7th25 inclosing a letter from the Secretary of State of October 5th, in which it is proposed that the subjects of Turkey, for the purposes of the administration of the Draft Act, be treated as though they were alien enemies, I have the honor to inform you that I agree fully with the Secretary of State as to the advisability of taking the action he proposes.

Cordially yours,

Benedict Crowell
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