Mr. Thompson to Mr. Olney .
Petropolis , November 19, 1895 . (Received Dec. 20.)
Sir: The diplomatic corps having been informed by the minister for foreign affairs that the President would receive them on the 15th of November, the anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic, they attended in a body. As senior member of the corps and on its behalf, I addressed the inclosed congratulatory remarks, to which the President replied, a copy of which is also transmitted herewith.
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