File No. 312.67/69

The Secretary of State to Consul Canada

No. 891

Sir: The Department encloses herewith a copy of a letter dated April 21, 1916, from Mr. Cyrus Adler, of New York City, relative to the reported persecution, at Vera Cruz, of Ottoman subjects of the Jewish faith.

The Department desires you to exercise your unofficial good offices in behalf of Ottoman subjects in your district, in accordance with the instruction sent to you under date of January 9, 1915.2

I am [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Wilbur J. Carr