Message to Prince Takamatsu of Japan on His Departure From United States Territory.
[Released June 3, 1931. Dated June 2, 1931]
YOUR GRACIOUS message of appreciation and farewell has been duly received and I have taken the liberty of giving it to the press for publication to the American people.
Mrs. Hoover cordially joins me in renewed good wishes for the continued welfare of Your Imperial Highness and Princess Takamatsu.
[His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu, Passenger Steamship Ohiohibu Maru]
Note: The message was in response to Prince Takamatsu's message upon his departure from Honolulu, Hawaii, the last American territory visited on his round-the-world trip.
Herbert Hoover, Message to Prince Takamatsu of Japan on His Departure From United States Territory. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/211044