File No. 125.0067/17

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Turkey (Morgenthau)


37. Your 21, November 12, 3 p.m., received to-day. You may strongly protest against the Turkish authorities searching all consulates in charge of American representatives and everything therein [Page 748] except archives. You may, if not too late, instruct American consular representatives to be present unofficially in order that they may later give testimony as to the acts of the Turkish authorities.