File No. 841.001G29/53.

His Majesty King George V to the President.

I heartily thank you and the people of the United States for the very kind congratulations which you offer me on this great and [Page 255] solemn day, and for the good wishes which you express for the prosperity of the British dominions and for the welfare of myself and my family. I heartily reciprocate your wishes that the friendly relations between the United States and my country may ever continue.

George, R. I.