Minister Graves to the Secretary of State.

No. 36.]

Sir: I have the honor to report that I have been informed by the minister of foreign affairs of Norway at Christiania that the plebiscite held on the 12th and 13th of November, 1905, relative to the question of form of government of Norway, had resulted in 259,563 votes in favor of a monarchy and the election of His Highness Prince Charles of Denmark as King of Norway, and 69,264 votes in favor of a republic.

I have, etc.,

Charles H. Graves.