The Vice Consul at Jerusalem ( Cobb ) to the Secretary of State

No. 1104

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the Department’s instruction of December 28, 1922, concerning certain modifications in the provisional arrangement between this Consulate and the Legal Secretary of the Palestine Government as regards the procedure to be followed in civil and criminal cases in Palestine in which American citizens are the defendants.

The Chief Secretary of the Palestine Government has agreed to the modifications, which were outlined in the Department’s abovementioned instruction, and has issued instructions to the Palestinian Courts that they be put into effect.

I have [etc.]

George C. Cobb