Mr. Eustis to Mr.
of the United States,
July 3, 1894
(Received July 16.)
Sir: Referring to my No. 181, of June 29,
inclosing a copy of my dispatch transmitting to the minister of foreign
affairs the expression of the sympathies of the American people and
Government, I now send a copy and translation of Mr. Hanotaux’s reply to
I also inclose a copy of your telegram received June 30, informing me
that the President, Cabinet, members of the Senate and House of
Representatives would attend on Sunday a religious service at Washington
in memory of the late President, which information was at once
communicated to Mr. Hanotaux.
I add a copy of my telegram of the 2d instant relative to the funeral of
President Carnot, for which I ordered a large wreath, which I sent to
the Palais de I’Élysée.
I have, etc.,
[Inclosure in No.
Mr. Hanotaux to
Mr. Ambassador: Your excellency has been
good enough to express to me, in the name of the honorable Mr.
Gresham, Secretary of State, the deep feeling of emotion with which
the Government of the United States and the American nation were
apprised of the crime of which President Carnot has been the victim,
and to communicate to me the resolutions passed on this occasion by
the Senate and by the House of Representatives.
In accordance with your desire I have not failed to make known these
marks of sympathy to Madame Carnot and to the members of the
Government of the Republic, who have been particularly touched by
I beg your excellency to be assured of their gratitude and to kindly
make known their feelings to the American Government.
Please accept, etc.,