Announcement to Representatives of the United States Abroad of the Death of President Harrison
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
Washington, April 4, 1841.
SIR: It has become my most painful duty to announce to you the decease of William Henry Harrison, late President of the United States.
This afflicting event took place this day at the Executive Mansion, in this city, at thirty minutes before I o'clock in the morning.
I am, sir, your obedient servant,
William Henry Harrison, Announcement to Representatives of the United States Abroad of the Death of President Harrison Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/200450