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They are suspected with inspiring the Christian
press in America which describes the Sultan
as a monster. That telegram was intended (not
to parry evidence of atrocities!) but to "parry
the force
" of that suspicion.

The trembling missionaries in Asia Minor
who now appeal for help to avert an impending
massacre, would this day feel more secure
if that telegram had gone to some one, who would
have published it. It had no refference {sic}
to whether atrocities had been committed, but
had refference {sic} alone to the question, as to
whether the Sultan approved them.
The conduct of the troops, not of the Sultan
is the question pending before the Commission.
There is not an honest diplomat here, who
believes that he either directed, or approved
the massacre of women and children.

My apathy in exciting Christian

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