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The Vice Consul at Aden (Park) to the Secretary of State
[Received April 6.]
Sir: I have the honor to inform the Department that the Imam of Yemen, Mohamed Yehia bin Mohamed, Hamid-ud-Din, Amir Al Moumenin, Mutawakkil Al Allah, has forwarded to this Consulate, through the unofficial intermediary of the Honorable Charles R. Crane, former American Minister to China, who recently visited Sanaa in a personal capacity, a rough draft in Arabic of a treaty of friendship and commerce which the Imam verbally stated he would like to serve as the nucleus of an agreement. An English translation of the Imam’s tentative draft is appended hereto for the Department’s information and possible consideration for future action.
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