NICHOLAS II OF RUSSIA: (1868-1918) Emperor of Russia 1894-1917. Assassinated. A good L.S., `Nikolai´, in Cyrillic, two pages, folio, Tsarskoye Selo, 19th November 1901, to the President of Chile, in Cyrillic. On a letter bearing the printed heading ''By the Grace of God, We Nicholas the Second, Emperor and Autocrat of all the Russias'', the Tsar congratulates his correspondent for his Presidency election, stating `We have received the letter in which you inform Us that you have been elected President of the Republic of Chile, and express your commitment to the maintenance of friendly relationships with Our Empire. We are pleased to express Our willingness to contribute to everything that can strengthen the affection between our subjects and the Republic of Chile. God bless you.´ At the base, copy to Count Lamsdorf. Minister of Foreign Affairs. Small overall minor age wear. Professionally repair to the centre folds with left border damaged, although not affecting the signature. About G £1200-1800 German Riesco Errazuriz (1854-1916) President of Chile 1901-06. Count Vladimir Lamsdorf (1845-1907) Russian statesman of Baltic descent who served as Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire 1900-06 a crucial period which included the Russo-Japanese War and the Russian Revolution.