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Recognition of the Republic of Hawaii – Switzerland

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Original of a two-page letter from Switzerland, in French, dated September 11, 1894, to President Sanford B. Dole, recognizing the Republic of Hawaii. The letter was signed by the Swiss federal counsel [Attorney General] on behalf of the President of the Swiss Confederation, and also countersigned by the Chancellor of the Swiss Confederation. The Swiss Foreign Minister [Secretary of State] also sent a cover letter to his Hawaiian counterpart (Minister of Foreign Affairs Francis M. Hatch) to accompany the letter to President Dole. No English translations have survived.

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Swiss letter of recognition:

Swiss letter of recognition Republic of Hawaii
Swiss letter of recognition Republic of Hawaii
Swiss letter of recognition Republic of Hawaii
Swiss letter of recognition Republic of Hawaii

Foreign Minister letter:

Swiss letter of recognition Republic of Hawaii Foreign Minister
Swiss letter of recognition Republic of Hawaii Foreign Minister

This article is being preserved at the Internet Archive for educational purposes.

To see the original article go to:  https://historymystery.kenconklin.org/2008/04/06/recognition-of-the-republic-of-hawaii-switzerland/

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