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A Present From The Turkish Government

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Parent Issue
Day
5
Month
May
Year
1871
Copyright
Public Domain
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Baltozzi Effendi, the Turkish Charge 'Affaires, in this city, reccivwl i'rom tho Sultan a magniflcent carpct, manufaotured exprcssly as a gift for this governmcmt, and designed for the cast room of tho White House. In aocov his instructions he lias by letter nformed the President, throngh the Seeretoiy of State, of tho dcsirc of the Sultan to make the prosont as a testimonial of the friendt feelinga entertainod by tlio Sublime ?├╝rto toward the go-vrnment :ir,d the eople of the United Statu i, and has been )!licinlly notifiod of i's acoeptanoe. The :ir]n:t was marie ai the imperial faetory md was a complete year in proparation. led and bluo are tho prevailing oolors. teweightis ifiOO nonnds. Competent udgea say thftt it is worth $9,000 to H0,000. It is wovon in ono pioce, and vas put on the floor of the cast room.

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Subjects
Old News
Michigan Argus