The Secretary of State to Minister Jackson.

Sir: The President having accepted the honorary presidency of the American committee on the Olympic games at Athens, from April 22 to May 2, 1906, and the Government of Greece, through its consul-general at New York, having invited this Government to be officially represented on the occasion, you are, by the President’s direction, hereby designated to be his representative at the games.

I am, etc.,

Elihu Root.