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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 3, 1901
(1901)

Dominican Republic,   p. 143 PDF (40.9 KB)


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 DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.  143 
CONDOLENCES ON ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT McKINLEY. 
Señor Vasque2 to ~2J&. hay. 
[Telegram.] 
LEGATION OF THE DOMINICAN REPIJBLIO, 
Hew York, September 14, 1901. 
 In the name of my Government and of myself I offer sincerest sympathy and
condolence upon the death of His Excellency President McKinley, who knew
how to command the admiration of the whole world. 
F. LEONTE VASQUEZ, 
Uharge' d'Affaires, Dominican Republic. 
JYIr. Hill to Señor Vasque~. 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
Washington, September ~5, 1901. 
 SIR: The pressure of public business attendant upon the death ~f President
McKinley has delayed until now an acknowledgment of ypur telegram of the
14th instant, conveying an expression of the sympatly of the Government of
the Dominican Republic with that of the United States in the loss it has
sustained by that sad event. 
 I shall be obliged if you will assure your Government of the grateful appreciation
of the Government of the United States for its message of condolence. 
 At the same time I beg to thank you for the expression of sympathy made
on your own behalf. 
 Accept, etc., DAVID J. HILL, 
    Acting Secretary. 


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