Chamber of Deputies to Count d’Avila
Palace of the Cortes, May 13, 1865.
Most Excellent Sir: I have the honor of transmitting to your excellency, for your information, the enclosed copy of the motion presented in this Chamber by one of its members, and voted unanimously, on the occasion of communicating to the house the note from the legation of the United States of America at this court, in reply to the manifestation of feeling and regret addressed to said legation on the atrocious assassination of the President of that republic.
May God preserve your excellency!
Deputy and Secretary.
His Excellency the Minister and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
True copy: EMILIO ACHILLES MONTEVERDE.
Department of State for Foreign Affairs, May 16, 1865.