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Message to Haile Selassie I on His Coronation as Emperor of Ethiopia.

November 01, 1930

ON BEHALF of the American people and Government I have great pleasure in extending to Your Majesty my most sincere felicitations on the happy occasion of Your Majesty's coronation and my best wishes for Your Majesty's health and happiness.

I am sure that my Special Ambassador has not failed to express my best wishes to Your Majesty and my confidence that the traditional ties of friendship and mutual understanding which so happily exist between our two countries, as well as the sympathetic cooperation of our peoples, will be further strengthened during Your Majesty's reign.

HERBERT HOOVER

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

Note: H. Murray Jacoby was the President's Special Ambassador to the coronation. 461

Herbert Hoover, Message to Haile Selassie I on His Coronation as Emperor of Ethiopia. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/212221

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