Minister O’Brien to the Acting Secretary of State.

No. 8.]

Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 7 of the third instant,a I now desire to add that on the 4th instant I received a note from Count Raben-Levetzau, minister for foreign affairs, dated the second instant, and being his reply to my telegram advising him of the death of Mr. Hay.

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I have, etc.,

T. J. O’Brien.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs to Minister O’Brien .

Dear Mr. O’Brien:

I am so sorry to hear about the great loss the United States has had by the death of such an eminent statesman as Secretary Hay. Can I ask you the kindness to express my feelings and those of my fatherland to President Roosevelt?

Sincerely yours,

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