See also: International Recognition of the Republic of Hawaii

Kaiser Wilhelm, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia, personally signed a two-page letter to President Sanford Dole, dated October 4, 1894, recognizing the Republic of Hawaii. There is a two-page English translation. The German foreign minister wrote a one-page cover letter to Hawaiian Minister of Foreign Affairs Francis M. Hatch.

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Original letter signed by Kaiser Wilhelm:

English translation of Kaiser Wilhelm’s letter:

Cover letter (English translation) announcing delivery of Wilhelm letter:

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