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James L. Barton to William Nesbitt Chambers in Turkey, 1916 May

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents Letter from James L. Barton (Secretary of the Foreign Department, ABCFM) to W. Nesbitt Chambers re both the latter’s stay in the U.S. and a possible return to Erzroom via “New Russia,” including: “It may be you will have to get into Turkey by way of Erzroom. We want to get a pretty strong hold on that country before the final settlement comes so that when the decision is made with reference to missionary work under the Russian flag, we will be on the ground with our work well in hand, and if...
Dates: 1916 May

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