President of the Congress
Marcos Paz, president of the congress of the Argentine nation, to the president of the Congress of the United States of America, greeting:
Conscious of the loss that liberty and democracy have suffered by the death of Abraham Lincoln, the great republican, the Argentine congress joins the [Page 9] people of the United States in their mourning, by a resolution that its members shall wear mourning for three days, as you will see by the accompanying authentic copy of the resolution, which you will please transmit to the Congress of the Union.
Hon. President of the Congress of the United States of America.