File No. 863.001F85/8a

The President to the Emperor


I beg of Your Majesty and the Imperial and Royal Family to accept the sincerest sympathy of Mrs. Wilson and myself in the great loss which you have sustained in the death of your illustrious uncle, for whom I entertained sentiments of high esteem and regard. I also extend to Your Majesty the condolences of the Government and people of the United States, and convey to you my best wishes for your personal well-being and prosperity.

Woodrow Wilson