The High Commissioner at Constantinople ( Bristol ) to the Secretary of State
[Received March 1.]
Sir: In previous despatches47 I have reported regarding the withdrawal of the Near East Relief from Armenian territory under Bolshevik occupation, and have communicated the minutes of meetings held between representatives of the Near East Relief and the [Page 928] Bolshevik Commissary at Alexandropol. I now have the honor to submit a copy of a letter addressed on January 4th to the Commissary of Alexandropol, by Dr. E. A. Yarrow, director of the Caucasus branch of the Near East Relief, summarizing the reasons for the withdrawal of relief work from Bolshevik territory.
I have [etc.]
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