Chargé Wilson to the Secretary of State.

No. 285, Greek Series.]

Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith a translation of a letter from the minister of foreign affairs expressing the sympathy of the Greek Government on the occasion of the death of Mr. Hay, the Secretary of State of the United States.

I have, etc.,

Charles S. Wilson.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs to Chargé Wilson.

Mr. Chargé d’affaires: It is with a feeling of grief that I have been informed by your letter, No. 87, of the death of the Hon. John Hay, Secretary of State for foreign affairs of the United States of America.

On the occasion of the loss which has befallen the United States in the person of that eminent statesman, I have the honor to transmit to you the sympathy of the Royal Government and to beg you to offer the same to your government.

Please accept, etc.

D. Rally.