File No. 815.001 B 64/17.

The Acting Secretary of State to the Minister of Honduras.

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your esteemed note of the 19th instant giving the text of a telegram which you have received from the President of Honduras expressing appreciation of the attendance of the President, the Vice President, the Diplomatic Corps and the Secretary of State at the religious services held in this city on April 18th in memory of his late Excellency the President of Honduras.

The President and Vice President desire me to say that they were glad to show their respect for the late President Bonilla by being present at the Requiem Mass said in his memory and to convey to President Bertrand their appreciation of the friendly feeling expressed by the President, Government and people of Honduras.

I also beg to assure you that the expressions of the President and Vice President voice the Secretary’s feelings toward the late President Bonilla and the country over which he so worthily presided.

Accept [etc.]

J. B. Moore.