« Your Royal Highness,
It was with profound sorrow that we received the sad news of the passing away of your beloved and respected father His Royal Highness Prince Rainier. At this time of great personal loss and grief, I convey my deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to Your Royal Highness, Your respected Family and the people of Monaco.
May God the Almighty bestow His mercy upon the soul of the dear departed and grant Your Highness and Your Family fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
With my highest esteem. »