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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States with the address of the president to Congress December 2, 1913
(1913)

Haiti,   pp. 573-589 PDF (5.7 MB)


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  573HAITI. 
DEATH OP PRESIDENT TANCREDE AUGUSTE. ELECTION AND 
INAUGURATION OP PRESIDENT MIGuEL ORESTE. 
File No. 838.001 Au 4/5. 
The American Minister to the Secretary of State. 
[Telegram—Paraphrase.] 
AMERICAN LEGATI0N, 
Port an Prince, May 3, 1913. 
 President Tancr~de Auguste died on the 2d instant. Congress will convene
today to elect his successor. 
FuRNIss. 
File No. 838.001 Au 4/5. 
The Acting Secretary of State to the A'imer~ean Minister. 
[Telegram—Paraphrase.] 
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
Washington, May 3, 1913. 
 The President has sent to the Secretaries of State in Council assembled
the following telegram: 
I deeply regret to learn of the death of President Tancrède Auguste.
I extend to you, the Government and the people of Haiti the deep sympathy
of the Government and people of the, United States of America, and my own
sincere condolence in the national loss sustained by your country. Pray extend
to Mrs. Auguste the sincere personal condolence of Mrs. Wilson and myself.
WooDRow ' WILSON. 
 Instructs him to supplement the above by an appropriate communication to
the Foreign Office expressing the sympathy of this Government and especially
of the Secretary of State. 
MooRE. 
File No. 888.001 Au 4/7. 
The President of Haiti to the President. 
[Telegram. J 
PORT All PRINCE, May 5, 1913. 
 I thank you as well as the people of the United States and beg you to thank
Mrs. Wilson in behalf of Mrs. TancrMe Auguste for your condolences. The country
is very thankful for your high mark of sympathy. 
MIGUEL OImSTE. 


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