File No. 838.001 Au 4/5.

The Acting Secretary of State to the American Minister.


The President has sent to the Secretaries of State in Council assembled the following telegram:

I deeply regret to learn of the death of President Tancréde Auguste. I extend to you, the Government and the people of Haiti the deep sympathy of the Government and people of the. United States of America, and my own sincere condolence in the national loss sustained by your country. Pray extend to Mrs. Auguste the sincere personal condolence of Mrs. Wilson and myself.

Woodrow Wilson.

Instructs him to supplement the above by an appropriate communication to the Foreign Office expressing the sympathy of this Government and especially of the Secretary of State.