Friendly letter from Terrell to a female acquaintance in response to a letter he had recently received from her.
Draft of formal letter from Terrell, in his role as head of the American diplomatic mission, to the Ottoman Sultan, regarding a petition by a naturalized American citizen of Armenian descent resident in Turkey and accused of abetting criminal activities.
A letter from a British(?) diplomat to Terrell regarding the death in Turkish custody at Bursa of an American citizen as a result of neglect and mistreatment.
Letter from H. O. Dwight to Terrell in which Dwight reports on certain inflammatory articles published in the Turkish-language press in Crimea, which he says are inciting Turks to attack Christian missionaries.
A page from a letter received by the Mission, probably in October of 1894, given the date of the massacre probably described here. No other pages were scanned from the archive, so the sender is unknown, although one may assume an American or an Armenian-American shopkeeper residing in northern...
Draft of a telegram to be sent by Terrell to Walter Gresham, US Secretary of State, regarding a fact-finding mission to Turkey arranged in response to reports of massacres of Armenians in northwest Turkey in 1894.
Rough draft of letter from Terrell to Secretary of State Walter Gresham in Washington, D.C., regarding the treatment of American missionaries and their schools in Armenian Christian areas of Turkey. At the end of the draft is a separate note written by Terrell to his wife.
This document is a memo regarding the petition of the Greek Protestants of Ordou, on the Turkish Black Sea coast, to construct a church for their services. It was not written by Terrell, but presumably by a member of the English diplomatic mission, given the reference to "Her Majesty's Embassy"...
A letter from the curator of the Babylonian Section of the University Museum of the University of Pennsylvania discussing "the Armenian question" and requesting Terrell's help in getting some antiquities the Museum had purchased through Turkish customs for shipment to Philadelphia.
A letter to Terrell from a recent Harvard graduate interested in employment as an instructor in an American school or college in Turkey.