File No. 841.001G29/66.

The Acting Secretary of State to the British Ambassador.

Excellency: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of the 28th ultimo, inclosing a letter addressed by His Majesty the King to the President acknowledging letters from the President [Page 256] which were delivered to His Majesty by the Hon. John Hays Hammond on the occasion of His Majesty’s coronation.

I have the honor to advise you in reply that the department will take pleasure in transmitting the letter to its high destination.

I have, etc.,

Huntington Wilson.