Exchange of Messages With Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain.
AS YOU near the shores of the United States I send to you a most cordial welcome not only in my own name but on behalf of my fellow countrymen as well.
[The Right Honorable James Ramsay MacDonald, M.P., Prime Minister of Great Britain, S. S. Berengaria]
Note: Prime Minister MacDonald's reply, released with the President's message, read as follows:
Greetings and hearty thanks for your message. I greatly value your kind words of welcome on behalf of yourself and your fellow countrymen and they will be highly appreciated by mine.
[President Hoover, White House, Washington, D.C.]
Herbert Hoover, Exchange of Messages With Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/207286