Mr. Douglass to Mr. Blaine.
Port-au-Prince, May 30, 1890. (Received June 10.)
Sir: Referring to my dispatch No. 70 of the 28th instant, in which it is stated that Mr. Sultzer Wart had been expelled from Haiti, I have the honor to send to you herewith inclosed from Le Moniteur, the official journal of this Government, of that date, but only just now received, an extract, with a translation, containing the formal order for expulsion.
It will be observed that the order is dated the 26th instant; that it is signed by the secretary of state for the interior and the police general on the formal approval of the cabinet; and that it affirms in its preamble that “international law confers on every independent state the right to expel from its territory foreigners whose conduct is a danger to tranquillity and public order.”
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