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Presses Armenian Plan -nyt19151002
PRESSES ARMENIAN PLAN
Ambassador Morgenthau Promises $5,000,000 to Send to the Oppressed here
OCTOBER 2, 1915
Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES.
LONDON, Oct. 1,--In reference to the plan of Henry Morgenthau, American Ambassador to Turkey, to transport to America the 550,000 Armenians who have escape slaughter. The Chronicle has received some additional details from an authority on near Eastern affairs who has information direct from Constantinople by way of Sofia.
Besides offering to make himself personally responsible for $1,000,000 defray the expense of the emigration, Ambassador Morgenthau has offered to find men in the United States who will raise $4,000,000 more.
Whether this offer has been accepted or rejected by the Turkish authorities is not known. The probability is that it is being considered.
A hard copy of this article or hundreds of others from the time of the Armenian Genocide can be found in The Armenian Genocide: News Accounts From The American Press: 1915-1922