Reply of President Jose P. Laurel to the message of congratulation of Bulgaria, October 23, 1943:

SON EXCELLENCE
MONSIEUR CHICHMANON
MINISTRE DES AFFAIRES ETRANGERES
SOFIA, BULGARIE

I THANK YOUR EXCELLENCY SINCERELY FOR YOUR GOOD WISHES ON THE PROCLAMATION OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE.

(SGD.) JOSE P. LAUREL
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
OF THE PHILIPPINES

(SGD.) JOSE GIL
ACTING EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library