JERUSALEM (Jun. 17)
A document in which Emir Abdullah, Arab ruler of Transjordan, invites Jewish immigration into that British-mandated territory will be published within a few days, it was learned today by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
The document, which was shown to a Jewish Telegraphic Agency correspondent, was personally written by the Emir at the end of 1922. It invites Jews to enter the Transjordan, which adjoins Palestine, but provides that they receive no special national rights.
The Agudath Israel, extreme orthodox organization, is now in possession of the document. It had been addressed and given to Dr. De Haan, Loader of the Agudath Israel, who was later assassinated.
Transjordan is a separate territory under the Palestine mandate. Settlement of Jews has heretofore been forbidden.