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The Secretary of State to the President of Salvador.


It is with deepest regret and indignation that Mrs. Knox and myself learned of the cowardly attempt upon the life of Your Excellency [Page 1305] by assassins and beg to assure you and Señor a Araújo of our earnest hope for Your Excellency’s speedy recovery.

P. C. Knox.