Count de Crenneville to Mr. Bayard.

Sir: I have herewith the honor to transmit to you a copy of a telegraphic dispatch, by which I am instructed to tender to the President of the United States the sentiments of the deepest gratitude of his Imperial and Royal Majesty, my most gracious sovereign, his Government, and the Austro-Hungarian people for the condolence expressed through your minister at Vienna by reason of the death of his Imperial and Royal Highness the Crown Prince.

Requesting you, sir, to forward the expression of this feeling to its high destination, accept, etc.,

For the minister of Austria-Hungary,

C. Crenneville.

Count Kalnoky to Count de Crenneville.

You will please tender to the President of the United States, in the name of His Majesty, of the Government, and of the people of Austria-Hungary, the warmest thanks for the telegram of condolence presented through Minister Lawton, which was received here with the highest appreciation.