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Reports of Committee on Foreign Relations 1789-1901 Volume 6 pp1108-1109 300dpi scan (VERY LARGE!)

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British Legation,
Honolulu, January 19,1893.
Gentlemen: The receipt of your communication of the 17th instant is acknowledged, together with a copy of the proclamation, informing me that for reasons set forth in said proclamation the Hawaiian monarchy has been abrogated, and a Provisional Government established, and whereby you ask me to recognize the said Provisional Government on behalf of Her Britannic Majesty's Government as the existing de facto Government, and to afford it the moral support of my Government.
In reply, I beg to say that I recognize the Provisional Government as the existing de facto Government pending instructions from my Government.
I am, gentlemen, your obedient servant,
James H. Wodehouse,
H. B. M.'s Minister Resident.
To the Members of the Executive Council of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands, Honolulu.

United States Legation,
Honolulu, Hiwaiian Islands, January 17, 1893.
A provisional government having been duly constituted in place of the recent Government of Queen Lilioukalani, and said Provisional Government being in full possession of the Government buildings, the archives, and the treasury, and in control of the capital of the Hawaiian Islands, I hereby recognize said Provisional Government as the de facto Government of the Hawaiian Islands.
John L. Stevens,
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the United States.

Royal Danish Consulate,
Honolulu, January 18,1893.
Sirs: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your communication of yesterday's date, inclosing a copy of proclamation issued last evening, informing me, that for reasons set forth in said proclamation, the Hawaiian Monarchy has been abrogated and a provisional government established, which is now in possession of the Government departmental buildings, the archives, and the treasury, and requesting me, on behalf of the Government of Denmark, to recognize said Provisional Government as the de facto government of the Hawaiian Islands, and to accord to it the moral support of my Government.
In reply, I have the honor to state that I hereby comply with the above request, recognizing the said Provisional Government as the de facto government of the Hawaiian Islands, to the extent that my authority will allow me to act, pending a reply from my Government.
I have the honor to be, sirs, yours, most obediently,
E. C. MacFarlane,
Acting Vice-Consul for Denmark.
Messrs. Sanford B. Dole,
J. A. King,
P. C. Jones,
William O. Smith,
Executive Council of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands.
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Consulate of Belgium, January 18,1893.
Sirs: I have the honor to acknowledge receipt of your communication of 17th instant, and in reply beg to inform you that I take pleasure to recognize the Provisional Government of Hawaii as defined in the proclamation inclosed in your letter on behalf of the Government of Belgium, and I shall to it my moral support as representative of the country last named.
I have the honor to be, sirs, your most obedient servant,
J. Hackfeld,
Consul.
Messrs. Sanford B. Dole,
J. A. King,
P. C. Jones,
William O. Smith,
Executive Council of the Provisional Government of Hawaii, Honolulu.

Chinese Commercial Agency,
Honolulu, January 18, 1893.
Gentlemen: We have the honor to acknowledge a receipt of your circular letter of the 17th instant covering a copy of the proclamation issued yesterday, whereby you inform us that the Hawaiian monarchy has been abrogated and a provisional government established, the latter being now in possession of the Government departmental buildings, the archives, and the treasury, and whereby you request us to recognize the said Provisional Government on behalf of the Government of the Empire of China as the existing de facto government of the Hawaiian Islands and to afford to it the moral support of our Government.
In answer we have the honor to say that we comply with your request and recognize the said Provisional Government as the de facto government of the Hawaiian Islands so far as our authority as commercial agents of China may allow us to act for and on behalf of His Imperial Chinese Majesty's Government.
We have the honor to be, gentlemen, your most obedient servants,
Goo Kim,
Chinese Commercial Agent.
Wong Kwai,
Assistant Chinese Commercial Agent.
Hons. Sanford B. Dole,
J. A. King,
P. C. Jones,
William O. Smith,
Executive Council of the Provisional Government of the Hawaiian Islands.

Office of the Peruvian Consulate,
Honolulu, January 18, 1893.
Gentlemen: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your valued communication of the 17th instant, inclosing a copy of the proclamation then issued, wherein it is set forth that the Hawaiian monarchy has been abrogated and a provisional government established.

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