Minister Squiers to the Secretary of State.
Habana, Cuba, May 6, 1905.
Sir: * * * With reference to contract for sewering and paying Habana, I have the honor to inclose translation of a Presidential message sent to Congress April 28 and a newspaper reporta of the debate following the reading of the message in the Senate.
Mr. O’Farrill in a recent interview agreed that a message should be prepared and sent to Congress.
Mr. Palma’s prompt action indicates the pressure of interested persons who will without doubt push matters to a favorable issue, if it is possible to do so. * * *
I am, etc.,
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