The Acting Secretary of State to Minister Dawson.

No. 49.]

Sir: I have to-day issued a letter introducing Mr. Jacob H. Hollander, who has been selected by the President as his confidential agent to visit the Dominican Republic for the purpose of examining into and reporting on the present condition of affairs therein, especially with reference to fiscal matters.

It is the President’s wish that you give to Mr. Hollander such cooperation as he may require of you in the execution of his charge.

I am, etc.,

Alvey A. Adee.