File No. 033.3211/63.

The Secretary of State to the Chargé d’Affaires of Brazil.

No. 34.]

Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your note of August 18, 1913, informing me of the resumption by Doctor Lauro Müller, Minister of State for Foreign Relations of Brazil, of the duties of his high office, and his excellency’s desire that his appreciation of the courtesies extended to him during his recent visit to the United States be communicated to the President, the Vice President, the Senate, the House of Representatives, the heads of the Judiciary, Military and Civil branches of this Government as well as to the American people and the press.

In reply I have the honor to state that it will be my prompt and pleasant duty to carry out the wishes of Doctor Müller, whose high attributes and genial disposition made his visit to this country one of sincere pleasure [to] all who had the honor to meet him.

Accept [etc.]

For the Secretary of State:
Alvey A. Adee.