File No. 11513/8–9.
The Secretary of State to Minister Bryan .
Washington , February 5, 1908 .
The House of Representatives yesterday adopted the following resolutions:
Resolved, That the House of Representatives of the United States of America has heard with profound sorrow of the assassination of King Carlos and Crown Prince Luiz and tenders to the people of Portugal their sincere sympathy in their national bereavement.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be delivered to the President of the United States with the request that he communicate the same to the Government of Portugal.
The President directs that you accordingly transmit through the minister for foreign affairs this heartfelt manifestation of the deep feeling of the people of the United States uttered by their direct representatives in the National Congress.