File No. 816.001Ar1/4.
The Minister of Salvador to the Secretary of State.
Washington , February 12, 1913 .
Excellency: I have the sorrow to inform your excellency that His Excellency Doctor Manuel E. Araújo, President of Salvador, died in the capital of the Republic at half past four on Sunday afternoon, the 9th of February, 1913. I also have the honor to apprize your excellency that Don Carlos Meléndez, First Designado for the Presidency, has assumed the Executive Power.
I renew [etc.]