File No. 351.117/55.

Ambassador Sharp to the Secretary of State .


1089. Doctor Kirghis, bearer Departmental passport 8125, September 24, 1915, naturalized citizen of the United States, French extraction, having left France at age of thirteen years and returning last month to France from United States to visit dying father, has been summoned for military service French army. Has applied to me for protection. He is resident and property owner in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, doctor by profession, and forty years of age. Am authorized to make representations to Foreign Office?