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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.
Original draft of letter from Terrell to Walter Gresham, December 23, 1894, reporting on a meeting with the Ottoman Sultan. The last page is a message to his wife, to whom he has sent the draft copy, apparently in violation of diplomatic protocol.
Letter from Terrell to Secretary of State Walter Gresham in which Terrell complains that he is not given the same deference and privileges as the full ambassadors of European nations at the Ottoman court.
Copy or draft of initial letter from Terrell to Walter Gresham, the first of two written on the same day, apparently concerning accusations that Terrell was too sympathetic to the Ottoman Sultan
Draft or copy of letter from A. W. Terrell to W. Gresham, March 29, 1895
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.
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.
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.
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...
Copy of a letter from Walter Gresham, Secretary of State, to Terrell denying his request for an official leave to return to the US, and explaining that for financial reasons, he can take a personal leave of 60 days but will not receive extra leave to cover the travel time a return trip to the US...