Mr. Langston to Mr. Evarts.
Port au Prince, Hayti, August 1, 1879. (Received August 15.)
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith inclosed, with translation, a copy of a dispatch received yesterday from the provisional government of Hayti. My reply thereto is also herewith inclosed for your consideration, together with the decree of the central revolutionary committee, providing for the government.
The persons signing the dispatch, as you will perceive, are General H. Hérissé, the chief man of the central revolutionary committee, and Mr. Jh. L. Lamothe, also a member of the committee, who is said to be, for the time being, charged with the conduct of foreign affairs. And these are the two first men of the provisional government.
I am, &c.,