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rnimity to remonstrate on every fitting occasion against such accusations which, apart from their utter groundlessness, foster feelings of enmity between the followers of different creeds.
X.—MOROCCO.
Redress op Grievances.—In July, 1881, a letter was received • from the Foreign Office, to the effect that through the action taken by Sir John Drummond Iiay, Her Majesty's Minister at Tangier, a compensation of 3,700 dollars had been awarded to the family of Jacob Dahan, the Jew who had been put to death in consequence of the barbarous treatment to which he had been subjected by the Governor of Entifa (see Tenth Annual Report, pp. 55 and 56).
On the recommendation of the Council, the Joint Bodies acknowledged in a letter of thanks to Her Majesty's Government the employment of Sir John's good offices in the Dahan case. The Joint Bodies gratefully adverted in the same letter to the intentions expressed by Sir John that, at a favourable opportunity, he would seek to bring about the abolition of the cruel rule, according to which Jews in the interior of Morocco are compelled to walk barefoot through some of the Moorish thoroughfares.
The Council had the satisfaction of joining in a further acknowledgment of the humane activity displayed by Her Majesty's Minister at Tangier on three other occasions, when through his interposition various
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