The New York Times9 January 1919

A PLEA FROM MESOPOTAMIA

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8.-Representatives of the Assyrian Christians and natives of Mesopotamia in the United States have submitted to the State Department for transmission to the Peace Conference a petition asking that Mesopotamia, including the provinces of Harput and Diarbekir, be placed under control of America, England, and France until such times as the people are able to govern themselves independently.



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