File No. 10044/105.
The Acting Secretary of State to Ambassador Leishman.
Washington , December 17, 1908 .
In the session of the Senate to-day, 17th, the following resolution was adopted:
Resolved, That the Department of State be requested to communicate to the newly convened Parliament of Turkey the congratulations and good wishes of the Senate of the United States.
In the House of Representatives a similar resolution was adopted to-day, as follows:
Resolved, That the House of Representatives respectfully request the Secretary of State to communicate to the newly convened Parliament of Turkey the congratulations and best wishes of the House of Representatives of the American Congress.
You will communicate this to the President of the Turkish Parliament through appropriate channel.