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whether it will allow one of its citizens to
be thus arrested, driven like an animal
some 250 miles, lodged with felons, only
to fall exhausted by the way and die in
one of these foul prisons. If his life had
terminated one day sooner, he would not
even have had a Christian burial.

It is very true that all this is just
what the Turkish Government is doing
every day to its own subjects; it neither
knows or practices the maxim "Innocent
until proved guilty."

I trust that the bare recital of these facts
will lead to an examination of the case fol-
lowed by such redress
as will secure exempt-
ion from like barbarous treatment -- for all
American citizens, whose work calls them to
travel through the interior of this Empire.

I am

Very respectfully yours,

Theo. A. Baldwin

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