File No. 892.001/50.

The Secretary of State to the Chargé d’Affaires of Siam.

No. 21.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 24th ultimo, by which you are so good as to make known the [Page 711] pleasure with which His Majesty the King of Siam would welcome the presence of a special representative of the United States on the occasion of his formal coronation in November next.

Highly appreciative of His Majesty’s gracious pleasure, the President will in due course take the necessary steps to have the United States appropriately represented on this occasion.

Accept, etc.,

P. C. Knox.