File No. 311.523/39

The Secretary of State to the Spanish Ambassador

Excellency: I have been gratified to receive your note of the 13th instant, conveying an expression of your sincere thanks, as well as those of your Government, to the Secretary of the Navy for his courtesy in forwarding the Spanish flags used during the past eight years in decorating on May 30th the graves of the Spanish sailors who were buried on Seavey Island.

I have taken pleasure in forwarding to the Secretary of the Navy a copy of your note.

Accept [etc.]

Robert Lansing