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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 2, 1902
(1902)

Germany,   pp. 422-462 PDF (2.9 MB)


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422GERMANY. 
VISIT OF PRINCE HENRY OF PRUSSIA TO THE UNITED STATES. 
Emperor TViiliam to .Pre.eiden t J?omeveit. - 
[Telegram.] 
BERLIN, January 10, 1902. 
 Most gratified at your kind permission for Miss Roosevelt's performing christening
ceremony at launch of my yacht. it gives me great pleasure to announce to
you that I have ordered my yacht llohenzoiiern to cross over and to be present
at the ceremony. My brother, Admiral Prince Henry of Prussia, will appear
as my representative, rejoin the yacht, and will be able to express to you
once more my sincere feelings of friendship for the United States and their
illustrious head. 
WILLIAM II. 
President Roosevelt to Emperor qf Germany. 
[Telegram.] 
EXECUTIVE MANSION, 
TJTashinqton, January 10, 1902. 
 I am much gratified at Your Majesty's purpose to send your yacht Ilohenzolle-rn
to be present at the christening of your new yacht by my daughter, and I
assure you of a hearty welcome for your brother,. Admiral Prince Henry, to
whom I can personally express my cordial feelings of esteem for Your Majesty
and my earnest wishes for the prosperity of the German people. 
 THEODORE ROOSEVELT. 
A&. White to JlIr. hay. 
No. 1837.] EMBASSY OF THE UNITED STATES, 
Berlin, January 28, 1902. 
 SIR: I have the honor to report that, yesterday being the Emperor's birthday,
I then, with the diplomatic corps, made the usual visit of congratulation
to the palace, attended the religious service, and was afterwards received
by His Majesty. Our conversation related entirely to the approaching visit
of Prince Henry to the United States, with which the Emperor seemed especially
pleased. 
 I may add that, during the past week, I have had several conversations with
the Prince on the subject of his journey, one being at the house of the secretary
of state for foreign affairs and two at my 


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