Emperor William's Thanks.

President Eliot has just received from the Embassy of the United States at Berlin the following letter which explains itself: BERLIN, April 14, 1902.

"Dr. Charles W. Eliot. President of Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts:

"Dear Sir:--Referring to my letter of the 7th instant, I have much pleasure in informing you that I had the honor of being received by the German Emperor yesterday, and of presenting to His Majesty in person the "Vote of Thanks" passed by yourself and the Fellows of Harvard College in acknowledgment of the notice given by His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Prussia of the generous gift which His Majesty proposes to send to Harvard University for the Germanic Museum. In receiving this document the Emperor spoke of his appreciation of the courtesies extended to Prince Henry upon the occasion of his recent visit to Cambridge and asked me to thank "Harvard" for them.

"I have the honor to be, sir,   "Your obedient servant,   "JOHN B. JACKSON,   "Charge d'Affairs.