Chargé Wilson to the Secretary of State.
Athens , July 21, 1905 .
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith a translation of a letter from General Petroff, the Bulgarian minister of foreign affairs, expressing his sympathy on the occasion of the death of Mr. Hay, of which I had informed him.
I have also to acknowledge the receipt of the Department’s circular of the 3d instant, containing the President’s proclamation concerning the death of Mr. Hay, and to report that in accordance with instructions the flag of this legation was displayed at half-mast for ten days.
I have, etc.,