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                House Ex. Doc, No. 256, Fifty-third Congress, second session.


MESSAGE

FROM  THE

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,

TRANSMITTING

Dispatches from the U. S. minister at Honolulu.

July 31, 1894.-Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and ordered to be
printed.

To the Congress:
I herewith transmit a communication from the Secretary of State covering two dispatches from the U. S. minister at 
Honolulu.
Grover Cleveland. 
Executive Mansion,
Washington, July 30,1894.
Department of State,
Washington, July 30, 1894. 

The President:
The Secretary of State has the honor to lay before the President copies of two dispatches from our minister at 
Honolulu, Nos. 64 and 65, dated July 8 and 9, respectively, reporting events in the Hawaiian Islands. 
Respectfully submitted,
W. Q. Gresham.

Mr. Willis to Mr. Gresham.

No. 64.]							Legation of the United States,
Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands, July 8, 1894. (Received July 27.) 

Sir: It has been customary in these islands for the citizens of the United States to celebrate the Fourth of July with 
athletic sports, boat races, fireworks, etc., together with literary exercises, at which the American minister usually 
presides. The Hawaiians and citizens of all nationalities heartily participate in the observance of the day. Last

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