Mr. White to Mr. Hay.

No. 1690.]

Sir: I have the honor to confirm the telegrama sent you on the evening of the 5th instant, as well as thata sent you on the evening of the 6th.

This second message was sent upon the receipt of a note from the foreign office, stating that the course adopted was in accord with the last wishes of the late Empress. The funeral services are to be held it Cronberg on Sunday, August 11, and on August 13 the remains are to be placed in the mausoleum at Potsdam, near those of the late Emperor Frederick. It is now understood that the diplomatic corps is not to participate in the services at Potsdam.

I have, etc.,

Andrew D. White.
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