File No. 24607/14 A.

The Secretary of State to Ambassador Reid.

No. 1295.]

Sir: The department desires you to communicate to the foreign office the text of the following resolution, which was adopted by the United States Senate on the 9th instant, on the occasion of the death of His Majesty King Edward VII:

Resolved, That the death of His Royal and Imperial Majesty Edward VII, the bereavement of his people, and the loss to the world of his wise and kindly influence for peace and good government are deeply deplored by the Senate of the United States of America.

Resolved, That the foregoing resolution be communicated through the Department of State to to Government of Great Britain.

Resolved, That, as a further mark of respect, the Senate do now adjourn.

I am, etc.,

Mr. Knox
Huntington Wilson.