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Message to Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia on the Birth of His Son.

March 07, 1931

[Released March 7 1931. Dated March 5, 1931]

I HAVE received Your Majesty's telegram informing me of the birth of a son.

I participate sincerely in the satisfaction which this happy event has afforded Your Imperial Majesty and the Royal Family and I hope that the life of the young Prince may be a long and illustrious one

.HERBERT HOOVER

[His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, Addis Ababa]

Herbert Hoover, Message to Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia on the Birth of His Son. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/207454

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