The Secretary of State to Minister Dawson.

No. 46.]

Sir: I inclose the President’s full powers authorizing you to sign the protocol with reference to the collection and disbursement by the United States of the custom revenues of the Dominican Republic, and confirm the telegram which I sent to you this morning in the following language:

The President has to-day telegraphed the President of Santo Domingo full powers for you to sign protocol. See him and sign at once.

I am, etc.,

John Hay.