Duke Arcos to Mr. Hay.


Mr. Secretary: I am charged by the Government of His Majesty to lay before that of the United States the expression of its sentiments of deep sympathy for the awful disasters caused by the recent cyclone in Texas.

Her Majesty the Queen Regent equally joins in these expressions of sympathy for such horrible calamities by which Her Majesty and her Government have been painfully affected.

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