File No. 10624/8.

The President of the United States to the Emperor of Austria.


In the fullness of honored years Your Majesty completes the sixtieth year of sovereignty over a great nation. I offer you most cordial felicitations upon this memorable occasion, with earnest wishes for your welfare and for the prosperity of the peoples whose destinies you guide. I shall attend the celebration of this event which is to be held in this city.

Theodore Roosevelt.