No. 25.
The President to the Princess Imperial, Regent of Brazil.


Great and Good Friend: I duly received by telegraph the congratulation which your Imperial Highness was pleased to address to me on the occasion of the centenary anniversary of the Independence of the United States. The good wishes which you kindly offer for our continued prosperity are cordially reciprocated.

I pray God to have your Imperial Highness in His safe and holy keeping.

Your good friend,