File No. 16387/1.

The Secretary of State to Minister Morgan.


(Mr. Root instructs Mr. Morgan to convey to the family of the late Don Tomas Estrada Palma an expression of deep sorrow and sympathy in their bereavement. Mr. Root states that he mourns the death of Don Tomas Estrada Palma as the loss of a personal friend as well as a noble pure minded lover of his country.)