No. 495.
The President of the United States to the President of Mexico.

[Telegram.]

The President of the United States sends to the President of the Republic of Mexico the cordial congratulations of the government and [Page 826]people of this country upon the successful completion, by submarine cable, of connections between the telegraph systems of the two countries.

It must be a great satisfaction to your distinguished predecessor as well as yourself to see so beneficent a fruit from the wise policy of your successive administration.