Message of Sympathy to King Vittorio Emanuele III Following an Earthquake Disaster in Italy.
July 25, 1930
THE PEOPLE of the United States join me in extending to Your Majesty and to the people of Italy sincerest sympathy in the great losses suffered in the earthquake which has wrought such widespread destruction in the vicinity of Naples.
[His Majesty Vittorio Emanuele III, King of Italy, Rome]
Note: On July 24, 1930, an earthquake centering in the Naples area killed 1,778 people and injured 4,264.
Herbert Hoover, Message of Sympathy to King Vittorio Emanuele III Following an Earthquake Disaster in Italy. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/211111